What cookies are and what they are used for
Cookies are small files which are installed on the user's computer or device while browsing webpages/apps, in order to keep a record of preferences for use on future visits. The aim is to make the website easier to use and browse.
Surfing this website implies that the following types of cookies may be installed:
:: Essential cookies
These cookies are essential for website operation. The website may not work correctly without them. Your explicit consent is therefore not requested for these cookies.
:: Functional cookies
These cookies are used to improve website functionality. For example, these cookies can remember previously viewed content or an email address or password entered on a previous visit.
:: First party or third party analytical cookies
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These cookies provide statistical information on user activity at the website. Such cookies cannot identify users, since the information they collect is anonymous, and they are used solely to improve the pages and browsing at the site by providing information on use, search speed, website activity, etc. This website uses the free web analysis tool Google Analytics. See here for further information:
How can I stop cookies being installed?
Cookies can be allowed, blocked or removed through your browser settings. Remember that blocking cookies may prevent access to certain services. Below are the links for further information on setting preferences in leading browsers:
Safari - http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11907