Last updated: [March 24th, 2023]
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the
owners of the site.
- To improve the functionality and performance of our website
- To analyze website traffic and usage patterns
- To personalize your experience on our website
- To remember your preferences, such as language or region
- To provide targeted advertising and content
What types of cookies do we use?
We use the following types of cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping cart.
- Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, such as which pages visitors go to most often and if they receive error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
- Targeting cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations, such as advertisers.
How can you manage cookies?
You can manage and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site, and some services and functionalities may not work.