Updated: September 5, 2017
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file, which asks permission to be placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
Essentially, cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes, by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help to provide you with a better site, by monitoring which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does NOT give access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.
You Can Choose To Accept Or Decline Cookies
Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of this site.
Cookies On This Site Are Used For:
Analytical And Performance Purposes: Cookies recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. This information is used to improve functionality for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily. This site uses Google Analytics for tracking site visits, and visits to individual pages within this site. Google will write a session cookie for the duration of your stay.
Sharing Purposes: Cookies allow you to share content with social networks.