- how we use them, and
1 What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make a user’s experience more efficient. Cookies help us to identify your device once you enter the site, remember your personal preferences and improve your user experience as well as adjust the adverts on our site and on other web services.
Cookies are stored on the user’s device on the first entry to the site and when re-entering the site, the cookies are transmitted back to our web site, or other, where they are identified. More information on cookies is available on AboutCookies.org.
2 What type of cookies are used on this site?
This site uses different types of cookie. They can be categorised based on the duration and the purpose of use.
This site uses both transient and permanent cookies. The transient cookies are stored in the computer’s memory only during a user’s browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user’s computer when the browser is closed. The permanent cookies are stored on the user’s computer and are not deleted when the browser is closed.
The law states that we can store cookies on your machine if they are essential to the operation of this site. These cookies do not track individual users or identify them for marketing purposes.
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This site may use Facebook and Twitter cookies. The information generated by these cookies may be transmitted to and stored by their servers outside the EU.
Functional cookies help us to remember your personal preferences (e.g. username, language or location) and improve your user experience with distinctive features.
Some third party cookies may be set on this site by services, such as Twitter and Facebook, that appear on our pages.They relate to the ability of users to share content on this site, as indicated by the push-button icons. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control.
3 How to control and delete cookies?
If you want to disable future cookies or delete cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies (Usually this can be found in the “Tools”, “Options” or “Edit” menu). More detailed instructions on how to block cookies or delete them, can be found at AboutCookies.org.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.