What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small information file which is downloaded to your device’s hard drive when you visit a website. The term cookie can be described by an array of files, for example pixel tags (these tend to be small blocks of code on a webpage or email that place cookies), mobile device identifiers and web storage used in desktop software or mobile software.
Cookies are harmless and can help improve your experience when using a website because, among other things, they help us to:
1. Understand your browsing habits;
2. Respond to you as an individual by tailoring our operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences;
3. Track your navigation through our Site so that we are able to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not; and
4. Understand the number of visitors so that we can analyze data about web traffic which helps us improve our Site.
What cookies are used?
Analytics & Tracking – we use these non-essential cookies to understand how you use our web pages and services while on our Site. This data is used to measure how many users visit each page, and what options they click on. The cookies may be cross functional.
Performance & Testing – we use these cookies to improve your experience and to make sure that our Site is running smoothly. They will also be used to test new features that may be used in the future.