You can decide to withdraw your consent at any time. You can manage your preferences regarding cookies by modifying them in the designated “Cookie Settings” pop-up tool on our site or refer to the “How do you manage, control or block cookies?” section for more information.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of data that our website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. Generally, it contains certain information that is not personally identifiable to you, but is used to improve and personalise your web experience. For example, a cookie can include the date and time of visits to the website, the pages viewed, the time spent on the website and the sites visited just before and just after it.
Cookies used when you log in to our site:
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Cookies used when you leave a comment on our site:
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Types of cookies
Session cookies only last for as long as the user’s browser session and they expire at the end of the user’s visit to the site. They allow us to link your actions during that particular session.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device in between browser sessions, allowing the user’s preferences or actions to be used across multiple visits.
How do you manage, control or block cookies?
You can manage your preferences regarding cookies by modifying them in the designated “Cookie Settings” pop-up tool on our website. You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the corresponding category and disabling it.
You can also modify your cookie preferences directly from your browser. Almost all browsers allow to detect cookies and block them automatically. Browser settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu. Please note that if you disable our website cookies or cookies in general in your browser settings, this will prevent site functionally-required cookies and certain sections or features of our site will not work.
You may find the following websites useful for information on how to change cookie settings in a range of commonly used browsers: www.aboutcookies.org.
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