When you visit our site four types of cookies may be placed upon your computer or other device. These are: First-party, Third-party, Session and Persistent cookies.
First-party cookies are cookies placed on your computer or other device directly by us. They could include cookies such as session and persistent cookies (explained below). For example, we use first party cookies to track your navigation behavior on our site for marketing and analytics purposes.
The time between when you open your internet browser and close your browser is called a browser session. Session cookies are cookies that are placed onto your computer or other device during a browser session, but which expire and are normally deleted at the end of a browser session. We and our commercial partners use session cookies for various reasons, including to track use of our site during a single browser session, and to help you to use our site more efficiently. For example, session cookies are used to remind our site that your computer or device is logged into our site.
Persistent cookies are cookies which are placed upon your computer or other device during a browser session, but which remain upon your computer or other device after the end of that browser session. Persistent cookies allow our site to recognise your computer or other device when it is used to access our site again after a browser session has been completed and a new browser session has begun, primarily to help you quickly sign-in to our site again. Persistent cookie are also used, both by ourselves and our commercial partners, for analytical purposes. Persistent cookies remain current for defined periods of time. Typically persistent cookies placed upon your computer or other devices when you visit our site remain current from 1 day to 5 years. We provide below more detailed information on the cookies placed upon your computer or other device when you visit our site.
To further aid your understanding of the cookies employed with respect to our site we have created this table. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate the main reasons why cookies are typically set on our sites. When you visit one of our sites, some or all of the following cookies may be set on your computer or device:
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||These cookies are essential to make our website work. They enable you to move around our site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use the site such as accessing secure areas can't be provided.|
|Analytics Cookies||These cookies collect information about how people are using our website, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of the website on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our website is performing and how we can improve it.|
|Functionality Cookies||These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our website to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your username, language choice or country selection and they can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize. In addition, they may be used to provide services you've asked for such as using our chat program.|
|Advertising Cookies||These cookies are used to deliver advertisements on our Service and applications and to deliver advertisements on other sites around the Web to users that have visited or used our website or services, or to deliver advertisements about our services that are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure and report the results and effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organizations such as advertisers. This means after you have been to our website you may see advertisements about our services or other services elsewhere on the Internet.|
|Fraud Prevention Cookies||These cookie files, flash storage tokens, smart phone SDK applications, or other software on the end user's device contain a unique identifier. Subsequently, in transactions between you and us, that identifier is accessed and checked through third party databases to determine if the device has been associated with suspected fraud or abuse reported by other online service providers in connection with prior transactions involving that device.|
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing and until they expire or are deleted.
We need your consent for cookies to be placed on your computer or other device. We obtain this consent when you subscribe to our services, on a free or paid for basis. Should you wish to withdraw that consent you can do so by terminating your subscription by following the instructions found on your "My Account or Edit Profile" page.
There are several cookie management options available to you. Any changes you make to your cookie settings are likely to make browsing our websites a less satisfying experience. In some cases you may find yourself unable to use the sites. Nevertheless, you can set and modify your cookies choices at any time, as described below. A number of options are available to you via your browser. You can configure your browser so that cookies are stored in your computer or other device, or alternatively so that they are rejected, either systematically or according to their origin. You can also configure your browser so that a message appears each time a cookie could potentially be stored on your computer or other device asking you whether you wish to accept or reject it. For further information, please refer to section c) below, entitled "How to accept or reject cookies in your browser."
You control whether a cookie is stored on your computer or other device. You can set your preferences and modify them free of charge at any time using your browser settings. If you have set your browser to store cookies on your computer or other device, cookies in the pages and content you have viewed may be stored temporarily in a dedicated location in your computer or device. They can only be read by the sender.
If you refuse permission for cookies to be stored on your computer or other device, or if you delete those that are already stored, you will no longer be able to use certain functions required to browse various areas of our website. This will affect, for example, content or services which can only be accessed by logging in. Also we, and our service providers, will be unable to identify for technical compatibility purposes the type of browser your computer or device is using, your language and display settings, and the country from which your computer or other device appears to be accessing the internet. We are unable to take any responsibility for the consequences of our services functioning less efficiently because we are unable to store or read cookies required for it to operate where you have rejected or deleted them.
The procedure for managing cookies and cookie preferences is slightly different for each browser. You can check the steps for managing cookies in your particular browser's help menu.