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 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.
Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username, any promotion code(s), preferences and analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
It is important to note that different Cookies do different jobs, below are a summary of Cookies used on this website. Necessary Cookies – These Cookies are essential to make our website work correctly, they enable you to move around our website and use our features. Without these, you would not be able to navigate between pages or use certain vital features of our website. By continuing to use our website, you accept that these necessary Cookies are vital for provision of such services and will be placed on your browser as normal.
Performance Cookies – These Cookies collect and report on aggregate non-identifiable information, which helps us understand the performance of the website and provides insights on how the site is currently used and how it can be improved for visitors. These Cookies provide information such as the areas you have visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues you encounter, such as error messages.
Functionality Cookies – These Cookies allow our website to remember if you have previously visited the site or the choices you make (such as your preferences) to provide a more personalised online experience.
Targeting/Advertising Cookies – These Cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement.
Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.
Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar Select Settings Click ‘Show advanced settings’ In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’ To disable cookies, in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’ Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Safari on OSX
Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’ To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’ To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’ Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html. All other browsers Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’ Select the Privacy panel To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’ To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’ Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
Click on ‘Setting’ at the browser menu and select ‘Settings’ Select ‘Quick Preferences’ To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies” To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies” Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera SoRACware: www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’ In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: http://windows.Microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Effective Date of Current Policy: January, 2020