Cookies are small bits of data stored as text files on a browser. Websites use those small bits of data to keep track of users and enable user-specific features. The cookies will help the website recognize your device the next time you visit.
Cookies can be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering your preferences, measuring your activity and optimizing your user experience. The information collected by most cookies isn’t the information that identifies you. Instead, they collect more general information such as your location or how you reach and use our websites.
2. Types of Cookies
a) Essential Cookies
Type: Session Cookies
Purpose: Essential cookies are used by website providers in order to make the website work and can also be used to remember essential information, such as information about purchases you have chosen to make.
b) Tracking Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Purpose: Tracking cookies can be used to analyse your usage of a website. These cookies may not identify you personally and are simply used to understand how clients use the website and to make improvements to the website. Some tracking cookies are placed by “third parties”. These cookies are commonly used to evaluate the effectiveness of a company’s advertising.
c) Functionality Cookies
Type: Persistent or Session Cookies
Purpose: These cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use the website.
3. How to block cookies?
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our services.
If you would prefer not to accept cookies you can either:
- Change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; or
- Set your browser to automatically not accept any cookies.