A cookie is a small file that automatically gets downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They distinguish you from other users, which helps deliver a good experience when you visit the website. They also help in identifying potential improvements that may be made to the website.
We make use of both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website:
Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and get deleted when you close your browser or log out of our website. They are used to gather data about your activities while you are browsing our website.
Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your computer or device until they expire or are deleted. They allow us to remember things about you for your next visit to our website.
We use the following types of cookies on our website for the purposes indicated:
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for our website to function and are always enabled. Strictly necessary cookies enable such website functions as member login and preference functions, for example.
Analytical/performance cookies: These are cookies that enable us to collect information about your use of our website. We use this information to enhance your experience, for example, by ensuring that you are finding relevant content.
Functional cookies: These cookies allow our site to remember your personal preferences, such as your username or other data you enter, which allows us to provide an enhanced, more personalized experience when you visit.
Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies are used to deliver ads that are relevant to you and your interests. They gather information about how you use our website (which pages you visit, how long you stay, what links you follow) so that we can customize the advertising you see while browsing our website and measure the effectiveness of that advertising.
Cookies may be used by third-parties on our website. These cookies may collect data for analytical, performance, and advertising purposes and are not under our control.
There several of ways to exercise your choice regarding cookies. Browsers provide the ability to clear cookies from your computer/device in the settings options. Doing so may render some website functions unusable, however.