What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that stores Internet settings. The cookie is downloaded by your Internet browser the first time you visit a website.

Some cookies are extremely useful because they can improve your user experience when you return to a website you have already visited. This assumes that you are using the same device and the same browser as before; if so, cookies will remember your preferences, will know how you use the website, and will adapt the content you are shown so that it is more relevant to your personal interests and needs.

Types of Cookies

There are four categories of cookie: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies and marketing cookies.

Managing the use of Cookie settings on this website

While you can completely disable some cookies in your browser at any time, it is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of some features of our site.

Cookies that are essential, also known as ‘strictly necessary’ cookies, enable features without which you would not be able to use the website as intended. These Cookies are only saved on your computer while you are actually browsing the website and for the duration of the session.  Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled.

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