What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are sent to your browser when you visit the Website. When you re-visit the Website, cookies allow the Website to recognise your browser.
Cookies are useful because they help us make your website experience more enjoyable. They allow us to recognize your device (e.g. your PC, laptop or mobile device) so that we can tailor your experience of the Website.
Cookies do not typically identify you as an individual, just the device you are using. You can find out more about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org
Cookies do lots of different jobs on the Website, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, remembering your username and password, and letting us analyse how well each Website is performing so we can improve your experience.
We want you to understand the different types of cookies that we use on the Website. Some of these cookies are essential to the operation of the Website. Others are not essential, but help to improve the Website by collecting anonymous user information, or try and improve your experience of the Website by remembering your choices.
Which type of cookies do we use?
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
- Functional cookies: like session and login cookies to collect session and login information
- Anonymised analytical cookies: to obtain information regarding the visits to our website, like the number of visitors, popular pages and topics
- tracking cookies: like advertising cookies that are intended to show relevant advertisements
More specifically, we use the following cookies on our website:
- anonymized Google Analytics (analytical cookie)
- Google Analytics (analytical cookies)
- Facebook (tracking cookie)
- Google Adwords (tracking cookie)
How can you manage cookies on our website?
Cookies do lots of important jobs on the Website and help to make your online experience more personal and more enjoyable. However, you are able to disable our cookies if you choose. If you do so, you may find that certain parts of the Website do not work at all, or do not work correctly.
You can disable and/or delete all types of cookies by using your browser settings. Cookies are generally easy to disable and/or delete but how you do so varies from browser to browser. The "help" function within your browser should tell you how to do it. The best way may be to close your browser and then search for "cookie folder" or "cookie manager" or simply "cookie".
You may also be able to disable certain third party cookies via mechanisms those third parties make available of direct you to.