To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
What cookies do we use?
We mainly use three (3) types of cookies:
- Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about your online activity such as, behavioral data and content engagement metrics. These cookies are used for analytics and research.
- Targeting cookies or advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver relevant advertisements, based on your interests. They can also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of any advertising campaign. They are placed by our advertisers (such as advertising networks) and provide them insights and analytics about the people who see and interact with their ads and visit their websites.
- Social media cookies: Our website includes social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” or “Share” buttons. These features are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these social media features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing these features.
More specifically, we use these cookies in our website:
- Facebook (Social media – Third party cookie): Facebook store cookies which allow the Facebook “Like” social sharing functionality. Cookies are stored only if you click on the Facebook “Like” button. For more information, read Facebook’s Data Policy.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.
Please note that we do not recognize or respond to automated browser signals regarding Tracking Technologies, including “Do Not Track” requests. However, you can manually adjust some preferences:
Turning off cookies via your web browser
Most web browsers will provide you with some general information about cookies, enable you to see what cookies are stored on your device, allow you to delete them all or on an individual basis, and enable you to block or allow cookies for all websites or individually selected websites. Below are some links to some commonly used web browsers:
Turning off third party cookies
You can turn off the third party targeting/advertising cookies by visiting the following link: Network Advertising Initiative