Our web server sends one or more cookies to your web browser every time you visit this website. By default, all web browsers accept cookies, so, unless your browser has been instructed otherwise, it is now using our cookies to help us give you the best possible experience as you browse this website.
In the absence of an explicit configuration in your browser's settings, causing it to refuse our cookies, and by continuing to browse this website, you implicitly agree to the acceptance of our cookies.
This page describes what cookies are and what they are used for. It also describes where you can find instructions for how to manage the acceptance or refusal of cookies.
Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer when you visit a website. Cookie files contain data that describes the way in which you have interacted with the website. The purpose of cookies is to help web developers customize and improve your web browsing experience.
Cookies are accepted (or refused) by the web browser you are using when you view a website that offers cookies. If accepted by the browser, cookies are stored on your computer where the browser can access them later.
When a browser returns to a site from which it has previously accepted a cookie, the cookie's data is automatically uploaded to the website. Software running on the website will then tailor your experience on the website according to what it learned from the cookie.
The kinds of data that may be involved and how that data may be used on this website is explained in the sections below.
How you can control your browser's acceptance (or refusal) of cookies is also described below.
WEB COOKIE DETAILS
Learn more about web cookies here:
Wikipedia: HTML Cookies
LifeWire: Cookies On A Computer
THE COOKIES WE SET
The information contained the cookies we set will be sent back to us whenever you return to our website. We use the information to influence the way in which one, or more, of our pages will be presented to you.
We believe this behavior benefits our visitors, and in turn, us. That's because from time to time we may test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered — and cookies help us understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
This site may also use third party services to help us analyse the various ways our visitors use the site and to learn ways we can improve their experience.
Cookies set by web analytics services may track things such as how you arrived at our site, how much time you spend on the site, and the pages that you visited while here.
We may then access that information via our account with the web analytics provider and use it to improve our site's content in ways that help our users find and gain value from our site.
Learn more about web analytics here:
Wikipedia: Web Analytics
You can prevent the setting of cookies on your machine by adjusting the settings in your web browser. See your browser's Help Section for how to do this.
Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and most of the other websites you visit.
Cookies you have accepted previously can be deleted later. You can delete specifically chosen cookies or all of them, depending on your preference. Modern browsers will provide the means by which you can view and manage all of the cookies that have been accepted by that browser.
Note that each web browser has its own private cookie storage area. If you alternate between different web browsers, you should understand that the cookies accepted by one browser will not be accessible or manageable by any other browser.
Cookies management is handled differently by the different web browsers. See your browser's Help Section for instructions about selectively deleting cookies.
Cookies are not evil. Cookies perform a valuable service to web users as well as to web property owners. It is true that cookies may reveal certain things to others about your web usage, but most users derive far more benefit from that fact than not.
If you have specific questions about our use of web cookies, you may contact us here.