What are cookies and how do they benefit you?
Session Cookies: These are used to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off. These cookies act as a sort of “bookmark” within the site.
Persistent Cookies: These help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in future and result in faster and more convenient access.
Our cookies help us:
- ensure the Website works to its full functionality;
- continuously improve the Website for you;
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable; and
- make our marketing more efficient by targeting our campaigns and those of our partners more effectively and tailoring them to your interests.
- collect any personal data (without your express permission);
- collect any special categories of personal data (without your express permission);
- pass personal data to advertising networks; or
- pass personal data to third parties.
More about our Cookies
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
|Name of Cookie
|Purpose of the cookie
|Load balancing cookie set by the web hosting company which expires at the end of the session.
|Set when the cookie bar notice has been accepted by the user. This cookie has an expiration of 12 months.
Disabling these cookies will likely limit the functions offered by these third parties.
Turning Cookies Off
You can switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. However doing this will likely limit the functionality of our Website. Blocking all cookies may adversely affect your internet browsing experience. That’s because many cookies are good cookies, used to save your settings and preferences for the sites you visit.
To block cookies or change cookie settings in Firefox, select ‘options’ then choose ‘privacy’. Since Firefox accepts cookies by default, select “use custom settings for history”. This will bring up additional options where you can uncheck ‘accept cookies from sites’ or set exceptions, ‘accept third party cookies’, and decide how long cookies will be stored (till they expire, till you close the browser, or ask you every time). You can also see the list of stored cookies and delete those you don’t want manually. You also have the option of deleting all cookies either from the history window or the privacy window. Permissions for blocking or allowing cookies for single sites can also be set via the Permissions tab.
To block cookies or change cookie settings in Google Chrome, click on the wrench (spanner) on the browser toolbar. Choose ‘settings’, then ‘under the hood’. Find the ‘privacy’ section and click on ‘content settings’. Then click on ‘cookies’ and you will get four options allowing you to delete cookies, allow or block all cookies by default or set cookie preferences for particular sites or domains.
To block cookies or change cookie settings in Internet Explorer, select Tools (or the gear icon), Internet Options, Privacy. You can choose from a number of security settings including Accept All Cookies, Block All Cookies and intermediate settings that affect cookie storage based on privacy and whether cookies set allow third parties to contact you without your explicit consent.
To block cookies or change cookie settings in Safari 5.0 and earlier, go to Preferences, Security and then Accept Cookies. You can choose from Always, Only from sites you navigate to or Never. In Safari 5.1 and later go to Preferences, Privacy. In the Block cookies section choose Always, Never or From third parties and advertisers.