Cookies and Similar Technology Policy
Last Updated: 1/1/2019
What are cookies?
We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Websites; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Websites, and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.
Cookies we use
Our Websites use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
Type of cookie
These cookies are essential to provide you with Services available through our Websites and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
These cookies allow our Websites to remember choices you make when you use our Websites, such as remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes you make on other parts of our Websites which you can customize. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Websites or use our Services.
Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Websites and how users use our Websites and Services. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. The information is aggregated and anonymous. The information gathered may include the number of visitors to our Websites, the websites that referred them to our Websites, the pages they visited on our Websites, what time of day they visited our Websites, whether they have visited our Websites before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Websites and Services more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on our Websites and Services.
We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies and about how Google protects your data . You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available .
Targeted and Advertising Cookies
These cookies track your browsing habits to enable us to show advertising which is more likely to be of interest to you. These cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests. Based on that information third party advertisers can place cookies to enable them to show advertisements which we think will be relevant to your interests while you are on third party websites.
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or "like" button on our Websites or Services or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept cookies from our Services for any of the purposes described above, then you can typically instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to remove or stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. In order to do this, consult your browser's technical information (instructions are usually located within the "settings," "help" "tools" or "edit" facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit .
If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience or not be able to use all portions of the Services or all functionality of the Services. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Websites.
Do not track signals
Some internet browsers may be configured to send "Do Not Track" signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to do not track signals. To find out more about "Do Not Track," please visit.