1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website.
2. Why sites use coockies?
Cookies are used for letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
3. Types of Cookies
There are two main types of cookies:
- Session cookies. These are temporary cookies that expire at the end of a browser session; that is, when you leave the site. Session cookies allow the website to recognise you as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to use the website most efficiently. For example, session cookies enable a website to remember that a user has placed items in an online shopping basket.
- Persistent cookies These cookies are stored on your equipment between browsing sessions until expiry or deletion. They therefore enable the website to 'recognise' you on your return, remember your preferences, and tailor services to you.
4. Third parties cookies
In addition to session cookies and persistent cookies, there may be other cookies which are set by the website which you have chosen to visit, in order to provide with information.
Third party cookies that may be used: 'Social Sharing' Module like AddThis, Addtoany,Facebook, Twitter. In addition, we use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.
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You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Most web browser settings are configured by default to accept both first-party cookies and third party cookies. However, you can adjust those settings to decide for yourself which cookies to accept or reject. You can also manually delete all cookies currently stored.
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