What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data sent by a website’s server to your computer or mobile device and stored in your browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari). It consists of anonymous information, including a unique user identifier. When you revisit a site or navigate between pages, this data is passed from your browser to the site’s server. With this data, the website is able to ‘remember’ your browser, enabling it to retrieve your user preferences, to personalise your visits and to simplify any sign-in procedures.
All of the information a cookie collects can only be retrieved by the website server that sent the cookie to your browser.
Cookies on this website
FIRST PARTY COOKIES – these are cookies which are set by this website, and can only be read by this website.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES – these are cookies which are set by other organisations, e.g. Google, Paypal. One example of such an organisation is an analytics company who will set their own cookies to perform analytics services.
Another type of third party cookie is one generated by an advertising network to deliver targeted advertising on the website.
Cookies are meant to improve the user experience, but some users prefer to set restrictions on the types of cookies that can be stored on their computer or mobile phone.
By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies.
It is important to note that you will lose some functions of a website if you choose to restrict or disable its cookies.
Links to other websites
This website may provide links to third-party web sites for your convenience and information. Those links will generally open up in another page. No responsibility is accepted for the content of external internet sites. You are encouraged to review the privacy statement of any company before submitting your personal information.