A cookie is a tiny file commonly stored on your device (computer, phone, tablet) while you browse a website. They track certain of your activities and record your preferences, which allows the website to provide the best browsing experience when you visit and to identify areas needing improvement.
Both session cookies and persistent cookies are in use on our website:
Session cookies: These are non-permanent cookies that are deleted when you close your browser. They they are employed to gather information about your activities as you browse our website.
Persistent cookies: These are permanent cookies that expire after a predefined period of time. They gather information about your preferences so that you can enjoy a personalized browsing experience on later visits to the website.
The following lists the cookies we use on our website and why we use them:
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for you to navigate our website and use basic website functions, such as logging to the website, for example.
Performance and analytical cookies: These cookies collect information about the number of visits to our website and how visitors interact with the website. Analysis of this information allows us, for example, to serve content that interests you and to discover ways in which our website could be improved.
Functionality cookies: These cookies ensure a more personalized experience when you visit our website. They allow us to remember data, such as your username and preferences, so that you don't have to enter it each time you visit.
Targeting cookies: Targeting cookies are used to gather information that allows the website to serve relevant advertising and to gauge the efficiency of our advertising efforts. To this end, these cookies measure such things as which pages you view during your visit and which links you follow.
Cookies can be disabled in your browser settings. Previously stored cookies can be deleted in your browser settings, also. Doing either may cause some features and functions of the website to be unavailable to you, however.