Cookies are small text files which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. Cookies retain information related to your preferences allowing the website to recognize your device the next time you visit it. Cookies cannot browse through, scan or snoop your computer and cannot read personal information.
Cookies allow a website to know if your computer or device has visited it before, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information. Cookies are used to understand how the site is being used, provide a faster and more efficient navigation, help remember your preferences, and generically improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure that the advertising you see online is suited to your interests.
Cookies cannot collect personal information but if you have previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be linked to such information.
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We use third party analytics such as Google Analytics and similar to track and measure usage of our website. These cookies may track for example how long you spend on the site or pages you visit, helping us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
We use social media buttons and/or plugins that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. These may set cookies through our website which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
You can block or disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. For further details please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/
However, if you block or disable cookies you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a website and some services and/or functionalities may not work.
We use tracking technology in some of our emails to help us understand if you have opened it and how you have interacted with it. If you have enabled images, click on any link within the email, or have added an email address to your address book or safe senders list, cookies may be set on your computer or mobile device.
If you do not wish to accept cookies from our emails, we can close the email before downloading any images or clicking on any links. You can also set your browser to restrict cookies or to reject them entirely, as explained above.