What are cookies?
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.
What type of cookies do we use?
We use limited cookies for the purposes mentioned in our cookie management solution that you can access by clicking “Update cookie preferences” link available to you at the bottom of our Website. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate, and we refer to these as “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies are optional and enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. Third parties may serve cookies through our Website for analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
The specific types of cookies served through our Website and the purposes they perform are described in our cookie management solution that you can access by clicking “Update cookie preferences” link at the bottom of our Website.
Do we use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects?
Our Website may also use so-called “Flash Cookies” (also known as Local Shared Objects or “LSOs”) to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and for other site operations.
If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash Cookies by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions (which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash Cookies (referred to “information” on the Macromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without your being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash Cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at the time).
How can you control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject the optional performance & analytics cookies. You can change your cookie preferences at any time by using our cookie management solution that you can access by clicking “Update cookie preferences” link at the bottom of our Website. You can then update your preferences by ticking or unticking the relevant boxes for the non-necessary cookies. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.
For third parties cookies mentioned above, you can visit the relevant websites of such third parties and disable their cookies there; however, as mentioned above, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website and lose its functionality.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
Where can I get further information?