What are cookies?
A cookie is a tiny file commonly stored on your device (computer, phone, tablet) while you browse a website. They contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive to aid in providing an optimal browsing experience and a properly functioning website.
The types of cookies we use
Our website uses session cookies and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and get deleted when you close your browser or log out of our website. They are used to gather data about your activities while you are browsing our website.
Persistent cookies: These are permanent cookies that expire after a predefined period of time. They gather information about your preferences so that you can enjoy a personalized browsing experience on later visits to the website.
Our website uses the following cookies for the reasons indicated:
Essential cookies: These cookies are required for the operation of our website. We may use these cookies to authenticate and identify website members, for example.
Performance and analytical cookies: These cookies collect information about the number of visits to our website and how visitors interact with the website. Analysis of this information allows us, for example, to serve content that interests you and to discover ways in which our website could be improved.
Functionality cookies: These cookies ensure a more personalized experience when you visit our website. They allow us to remember data, such as your username and preferences, so that you don't have to enter it each time you visit.
Advertising cookies: These cookies collect data regarding your visit our website, including which pages of our website you visit, how much time you spend on our website, and the links that you click on. This enables us to deliver ads that are relevant to your interests.
Third-party cookies are cookies used for the collection of data on our website by other services (e.g., ad networks or analytics companies), and such cookies are beyond our control.
Your choices regarding cookies
You may choose to either block or delete cookies. You will find the option to do this in your browser settings. You should be aware, however, that such action may prevent you from accessing parts of the website or make some functions unavailable to you.