Cookies are small text files containing amounts of information that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit and which your computer or mobile device downloads. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The information in cookies can be used to track your internet usage. Under the EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications of 12 July 2002, all visitors to a website with cookies must have access to information stating that the website contains cookies and the purpose for which cookies are used. They must also approve such cookies being used.

We use two different types of cookies:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies allow core website functionality such as user login and account management. The website cannot be used properly without strictly necessary cookies.
  2. Analytics cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

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Analytics tools for the website

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" to help us analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. To find out more about Google Analytics, Google's privacy policy and opting out of its cookies please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How to avoid cookies

If you would prefer cookies to be rejected, change the settings in your web browser so that you either automatically refuse cookies to be downloaded or are prompted each time a website requests to save a cookie. Cookies that have been previously downloaded can also be deleted through the web browser. Rejecting or deleting certain cookies may however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the features of the website.