Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner are called ‘first-party cookies’. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called third-party cookies. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website and certain other websites.
We use first and third-party cookies for several reasons. some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our website to operate, and we refer to these as essential or strictly necessary cookies.
Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our online properties. Third parties serve cookies through our website for analytics. This is described in more detail below.
Google analytics is installed on our website, which helps us to distinguish individual users by designating a randomly generated number as a client identifier, allowing us to see vista and sessions. It also records a user ID to understand website usage by the user.
We use these cookies to understand how people interact with our website to make it as easy a user experience as possible.
If you visit your browsers help menu you can understand how to manage cookies on your website browsers, which can allow you to opt out if you so choose.
For more information on cookies, contact us.