What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser to a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.
Cookies used on a website can be "Persistent (Permanent or Stored)" or "Session (Transient)" cookies.
Persistent (Permanent or Stored) Cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. they are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about you as the user, such as Web surfing behaviour or user preferences for a specific site.
Session (Transient) Cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify you as the user.
We may use ‘cookies’ to help us understand how our customers and potential customers use our website, so that we can develop and improve it. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive through your browser, to recognise your browser and to record how you have used a website. This means that when you go back to that website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about your last visit. You can normally alter the settings of your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies.
When you use and access our website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser, we use them for the following purposes:
· To enable certain functions of the website
· We use both session and persistent cookies on the website and we use different types of cookies to run the website.
· We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
Can I refuse or delete Cookies?
Please be aware that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where to find more information about cookies?
You can find out more about cookies at the following third-party website:
All About Cookies.org: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/?