What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to improve the functionality of websites or to provide certain features and services. Cookies can be 'persistent' or 'session' cookies:
- Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit the website that created the cookie.
- Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies may also be categorized as first-party or third-party cookies:
- First-party cookies: These cookies are set and controlled by the website you are visiting.
- Third-party cookies: These cookies are set and controlled by a third party, such as an advertising network or social media platform.
- Providing you with a personalized browsing experience.
- Remembering your preferences and settings.
- Analysing website usage and trends.
- Improving our website and its features.
- Enabling social media integration and sharing.
- Marketing and advertising purposes.
Types of cookies we use
On our website, we use the following types of cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential for the operation of our website and cannot be turned off in our systems. They are usually set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences or filling forms.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies enable us to remember your choices and provide enhanced functionality and personalization.
- Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to collect information about how visitors use our website, such as the number of visitors and the pages visited. We use this information to improve our website and understand user preferences.
- Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver relevant advertisements to you based on your interests. They also help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.