What are cookies and what do they do?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, the browser software and operating system used to access the page, and the time spent on our Website.
For further details on cookies, please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar relevant technologies.
What happens if I block cookies?
In order to use certain services offered through our Website, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of our Website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback about how visitors use our Website, which informs our ability to improve our Website. We do not store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie. The purpose of Analytics cookies is storing information such as the time you visit the Website, and whether you have visited it before. For further information about Google Analytics cookies and an overview of privacy at Google please see here: Google Analytics. For more information about Adobe Analytics and an overview of privacy at Adobe please see here: Adobe Analytics Privacy.
We may also use “Social Media” cookies to personalize your interaction with third party social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook where our Website uses such features. Such cookies recognize users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our Website. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons. We may use the following Social Media cookies: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Yahoo, Vimeo and AddThis.
Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for between 2 and 10 years.