Last updated: 16.03.19
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that we store on your web browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. This allows the website to recognize you and make your next visit easier and also make the website more useful to you.
When you use and access the website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use these cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the website, to provide analytics and to store your preferences.
Here is a description of the different kind of cookies we use.
- Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They are used to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/Performance cookies. These are cookies that allow us to get to know how you use our website. They are used to analyse visitor information such as usage, visitor numbers and help us see how effective our advertising is and to understand what you like. We also use this information to help improve our website, make our content more relevant and improve the user experience.
- Functionality cookies. They allow us to provide additional functionalities to the website, and will retain some settings information. Whilst not essential for the functionality of our site, they do enable extra features that should improve your website experience.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party analytical and performance cookies to report usage statistics of the website.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Further information about cookies
If you wish to find out more about managing and disabling cookies on your computer see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.