- A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.
- A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
- We, our third party service providers and our partners may send “cookies” to your computer or use similar technologies to enhance your online experience at our Websites and across the Internet.
- Cookies may be used in the following ways:
- To help us recognize you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our Websites and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.
- To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our Websites and to help us improve the structure of our Websites. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
- Cookies can either be permanent (i.e. they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e. they last only until you close your browser).
- You can accept or decline cookies by changing your settings in the browser.
- However, some features in our Websites may not be available without enabling the cookies.
- Different computers in different locations can be managed accordingly.
- Ensure that each of your browsers is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
Non-Operational Cookies / Other Technologies
- Some cookies provide us statistics about the number of visitors and the web pages viewed. This information helps us to design more useful content for you.