Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help:
understand how the site or service is being used;
you navigate between pages efficiently;
remember your preferences;
improve your browsing experience; and
ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
There are generally four categories of cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the website, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged in.
Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
Targeting Cookies. We do not use any targetting cookies.
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
If you want to delete cookies please follow the instructions on your browser.