What Are Cookies?
Cookies are either persistent or session cookies. Persistent cookies are stored by a web browser and remain valid until their expiry date, unless deleted by the user. Session cookies expire at the end of the users browsing session, when the web browser or tab is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about users if any may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies and how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.
It is recommended that you enable and accept cookies as they are used to provide a service that you use. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Types of Cookies we use on this website
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Most modern web browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, the methods for doing so vary on different browsers and on different versions. You can obtain information about blocking cookies via a help link in your web browser menu or via these links;
Most modern web browsers allow you to delete cookies, the methods for doing so vary on different browsers and on different versions, you can obtain information about deleting cookies via a help link or about link in your web browser menu.