What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. when does it expire), and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
There are different types of cookies including:
- Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
- Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
- Statistical cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
- Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers. Please note that we do not use marketing cookies as of present.
Opting out of cookies means that you may not be able to take full advantage of our website's features. To find out more information about cookies, including how to adjust your browser settings, finding or deleting cookies on your hard drive or opting out, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics, across all websites not just this one, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We’ve tried to keep it as simple as possible, but if you’re not familiar with any terms or if you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using our contact us form below.
List of Cookies
Below is a list of the cookies we use on this site. The list is updated whenever new cookies are encountered and classified by our team.