Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences and generally improving your online experience.
Essential cookies — These cookies are necessary to help you access and move around our site and use all its features. Without these cookies, our Website would not work properly and you would not be able to use certain important features. These cookies don’t gather information about you for the purposes of marketing.
Performance cookies — These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor, although they may collect the IP address of the device used to access the site. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works, improve the user experience, and optimize our advertising.
Functionality cookies — These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make, such as your username. They may also be used to provide services you have requested, such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect is anonymized (i.e., it does not contain your name, address, etc.) and they do not track your browsing activity across other websites.
Targeting cookies — These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits. They are usually placed by advertising networks. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as media publishers. These organizations do this in order to provide you with targeted adverts more relevant to you and your interests.
Whether a cookie is a first- or third-party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from. First-party cookies are those set by or on behalf of the website you visited. All other cookies are third-party cookies. We use both first-party and third-party cookies, which you can read more about in our list that follows.