A cookie—also known as a browser cookie or Internet cookie—is a small text file that is automatically downloaded from a website and stored on your computer/device when you browse the website. They collect and record information about your device and your activity on the website, which allows for a smooth and more personalized browsing experience and for website improvements.
Our website uses session cookies and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: These are cookies that function only while you are browsing the website. They allow us to gather information about your activities on the website, and they expire when your browser is closed.
Persistent cookies: These cookies survive a browser session and are stored on your computer or device for a predetermined period of time. They allow us to gather information so we can provide you with a more personalized repeat visit.
Our website makes use of the following cookies for the reasons specified:
Essential cookies: These cookies are essential to the proper operation of our website. For example, they enable you to log in to the website and make use of its features.
Analytical/performance cookies: These are cookies that enable us to collect information about your use of our website. We use this information to enhance your experience, for example, by ensuring that you are finding relevant content.
Functionality cookies: These cookies enable us to offer you a smooth and personalized browsing experience by remembering your username and any preferences you have chosen on previous visits to our site.
Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies are used to deliver ads that are relevant to you and your interests. They gather information about how you use our website (which pages you visit, how long you stay, what links you follow) so that we can customize the advertising you see while browsing our website and measure the effectiveness of that advertising.
Third-party cookies are cookies used for the collection of data on our website by other services (e.g., ad networks or analytics companies), and such cookies are beyond our control.
You may choose to either block or delete cookies. You will find the option to do this in your browser settings. You should be aware, however, that such action may prevent you from accessing parts of the website or make some functions unavailable to you.