Last updated: [04.09.2022]
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can also be pixels that we place on your device when you use our Site.
Cookies are stored either in the memory or the hard drive of your device. They collect information about you and your use of our services so that, for example, we know who you are (so you don’t have to log in each time).
What cookies do we use?
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and we’ll remember you so you don’t have to sign in every time, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may visit the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies.
Do cookies expire?
Different cookies on the Site have different expiry dates depending on their use. You can manage the setting of cookies in your browser (google chrome, safari, firefox, internet explorer).
Most browsers allow you to see what cookies have been set, and then delete them individually. These browsers also allow you to block third party cookies, as well as block all cookies from being set.
When you finish browsing you also have the option to delete all cookies.
Remember if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.
Some of our cookies have more than one purpose and we tell you all about how we use your information in our Privacy Notice.
If you’ve still got questions, then do let us know by emailing us at: [email protected]