Last updated: 28 January 2019
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by our Website. The cookies are being used in order to make our Website work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information for us.
Cookies are being used for a range of tasks and are most importantly being used to improve your online experience. This includes allowing you to browse between pages more effectively, as well as to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you. When you visit our Website, we collect information about you to access the site, the way you interact with it, and the IP address your device connects from.
There are different types of cookies. Any cookie that is sent by us and stored on your device is called a “first-party cookie”. On the other hand, there are also “third-party cookies”. A third-party cookie is a cookie that is not created by us, but rather by someone else. This means that the third-party embeds a piece of data in our Website, which can track certain information. Some of the most common third-party cookies are advertising cookies.
We use first-party- and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate. We refer to these cookies as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our Website and use its features safely.
“Performance cookies” collect information about how you use our Website, such as which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies help us to improve your digital browsing experience. Without these cookies, we can’t learn how our Website and our applications are performing.
“Functionality cookies” are used to provide certain features which are used to enhance your browsing experience. For example, directing you back to a promotion that might have attracted your attention on your first visit. Another function of functionality cookies is that they can also enable us to remember setting choices you make to improve your visit. Without these cookies, our Website may not be able to remember choices you’ve previously made or personalise your browsing experience.
“Targeting cookies” are used to collect information in order to, for example, deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies and similar technologies can gather information about your browsing habits.
How can you control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or to reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided here.
Where can you get further information?