A cookie—also known as a browser cookie or Internet cookie—is a small text file that is automatically downloaded from a website and stored on your computer/device when you browse the website. They enable you to access certain web pages, they store and retrieve information about your navigation of the website to help improve the website, and they make sure your preferences are retained for subsequent visits to the website.
Our website employs both session cookies and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: These cookies are only functional when you are browsing the website, and are deleted from your computer or device when the browsing session ends. We use them to gather data about your actions on our website.
Persistent cookies: These are cookies that remain on your device/computer for a specific, predetermined period of time. They are used to collect information that enables us to deliver a more personalized browsing experience each time you visit our site.
Our website makes use of the following cookies for the reasons specified:
Required cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary in order for our website to function. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to sign in and/or operate the website's basic functions.
Performance and analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to collect data concerning the number of visitors to our website and the ways in which they interact with it. This data helps us, for example, to discover operational errors and to ensure that you find relevant content.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognize you on repeat visits to our website They enable us to offer a more personalized experience and also to remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies: Targeting cookies are used to gather information that allows the website to serve relevant advertising and to gauge the efficiency of our advertising efforts. To this end, these cookies measure such things as which pages you view during your visit and which links you follow.
You can control and/or delete cookies according to your choice. You can delete cookies that are already stored, and you can set your browser to reject cookies. If you do this, some services and functionalities of the website may not be available to you.