Last updated on 17th June 2022
Cookies are little text files that Websites install on Your computer or mobile device when You visit them. Cookies are extensively employed by Website owners in Order to make their Websites functional, or to make them function more efficiently, as well as to offer reporting information.
First-party cookies are those that are set by the Website's owner. "Third party cookies" are cookies placed by parties other than the Website's owner. Third-party cookies allow third-party functionality or features to be given on or through a Website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties who set these third-party cookies can recognise Your computer both when it visits the aforementioned Website and when it visits certain other Websites.
Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information, however we may link personal information that we maintain about You to the information stored in and collected via cookies. This Website uses strictly essential cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies) and cookies that remember Your preferences (functionality cookies).
We may use the information obtained from Your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
Some people find the thought of a Website storing information on their computer or mobile device intrusive, especially when this information is stored and utilised without their knowledge. Although cookies are typically innocuous, You may not want to see targeted advertising based on Your browser history and Your interests. You may choose to block some or all cookies, or to remove cookies that have already been set, but You should be aware that You may lose access to certain Website features if You do so.
If You wish to restrict or block the cookies that are placed by our Site or any other site, You can do so by adjusting the settings on Your browser. Your browser's "Help" function should explain how. Alternately, You can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which provides detailed instructions for a variety of browsers. You will discover general information on cookies as well as instructions on how to erase them from Your computer.
To opt out of third parties collecting data on Your interactions on our Website, please visit their respective Websites.
Cookies are not the sole means to identify or monitor Website visitors. We may occasionally employ other similar technologies, such as web beacons (sometimes called "tracking pixels" or "clear gifs"). These are tiny graphic files containing a unique identifier that allow us to track when someone visits our Websites or opens an email containing one of these files. This enables us, for instance, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within a Website to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to determine whether You came to the Website from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party Website, to enhance site performance, and to measure the success of e-mail marketing campaigns. In many situations, the functionality of these technologies is dependent on cookies; therefore, refusing cookies will affect their operation.