What are cookies?
A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a small text file. Our website generates and sets cookies and places them on your computer’s hard drive.
Cookies make your interaction with our website faster and easier. We use them to remember your preferences between pages and site visits.
They are not computer programs, and they don't execute as code. Cookies cannot access any information on your computer. They cannot read any other information saved there, such as your e-mail address. Cookies can’t be used to identify you personally.
What happens if I allow cookies?
Unless you opt out of cookies, we will set some cookies on your computer. These assist you when using the website and improve your user experience. The cookies notice will not appear on future visits to our website.
What happens if I decline cookies?
If you do not accept cookies, we will remove the cookies that are not needed for basic functionality. We will not set them again on your machine.
This may affect your user experience. Unfortunately, cookies are the only way we have of remembering your preferences. Rejecting cookies means that we will have to ask your cookie preferences on every page you visit.
What cookies do we have on our website
We use necessary cookies and analytics cookies.
Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
- jStorage. Registers a unique ID for the visitor in order for the website to recognise the visitor upon re-entry. This is a persistent cookie that is stored on your device in-between sessions.
- rc::a. This is used to distinguish between humans and robots. It is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of the website. This is a persistent cookie that is stored on your device in-between sessions.
- rc::c. This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and robots. This expires at the end of the browser session.
Analytics cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. Cookies can’t be used to identify you personally.
- _ga. Installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. It expires in two years.
- _gat. Installed by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires in one minute.
- _gid. Installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes: the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. It lasts for one day.
How can I change my cookie settings?
You can change your preferences by clicking the 'C' icon at any time.
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