What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
- First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website
can read them.
In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known
- Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.
The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (e.g. language) for a certain period of time.
Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites. We use it for improving our website and navigation.
Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular official instructions on how you can do this.
You can manage/delete cookies as you wish.