Last updated: 07th October 2017
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded through your ‘web browser to your ‘hard drive on your equipment, such as a computer or smartphone when the user accepts and accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store information about the user’s preferences or past actions. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie help the site to analyse web traffic and records when you visit a particular site. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
What Information do we collect and how do we use them?
We automatically track and collect information when you visit our site, including your: IP address, domain server, type of computer, type of Web browser, requested resource and response code (the pages accessed), and browser version, operating system, and language (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information collected and used for research purposes or for improving your experience on our site.
They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us: To estimate our audience size and usage pattern, to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests, to recognise a user when returning to our site, To improve our offered services.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Third Party Cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the service for research, provide related information on and through the Service. A third-party cookie is one that is placed on a user’s web browser from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. As with standard cookies, third-party cookies are placed so that a site can remember something about you at a later time, typically used to store surfing and personalization preferences and tracking information.
What are your choices regarding cookies?
Where can you find more information about cookies?
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites: