What is Cookie
Cookies are text files consisting of small pieces of data, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are used to remember your preferences, either for a single visit through a session cookie or for multiple repeat visits using a persistent cookie. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting known as first party cookies, or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website aka third party cookies.
Types of Cookies
There are a number of cookie types surve different goals.
These cookies are essential for the website to perform its basic functions. These include those required to allow visitors to authenticate and perform account related functions.
These cookies are used to store preferences set by visitors such as account name, language and location.
Performance cookies collect information on how visitors interact with the website, including what pages are visited. We use these details to improve how our website functions and to understand generally how we might improve user experience and user interface.
Third Party / Embedded
Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. Google and Yandex. To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over. But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.
You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies. However, certain features of the website may not function fully or as they initially intended.
You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or refer to the Controlling Cookies section in this document.
To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies please refer to your browser online help. We collect some links for you for the most popular browsers.
- Google Chrome Browser Support
- Mozilla Firefox Browser Support
- Opera Browser Support
- Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser Support
- Microsoft Edge Browser Support
- Safari Browser Support
You can choose to delete Cookies at any time. However, you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.