What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files generated by a website that you’re browsing which are then placed on your computer or mobile device via a web browser. The placement of cookies helps the site to recognize your device the next time you visit it.
The cookies used do not collect information that identifies the user. They collect general information such as how users arrive at the website, how they use the site or the area of the country through which they access the site. Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.
At anytime you can use your web browser to notify you of the receipt of cookies and to block their entry onto your system. This may result in an inability to access some areas of the website or to receive personalized information.
What are Cookies for?
Cookies are used to analyse the usefulness, interest and the number of uses of the sites, allowing faster and more efficient browsing and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.
What kind of cookies we use
Our cookies have different functions:
- Essential cookies - some cookies are essential for access to specific areas of our site. They enable navigation of our site and use of its applications, such as the access to secure areas of via a login. Without these cookies, these services cannot be provided.
The cookies that may used are:
- Permanent cookies - they are stored on the web browser in the user’s device (PC, mobile or tablet) and are used whenever the user makes a return visit to the site. They are generally used to direct the navigation according to user interests, enabling us to provide a more personalized service.
- Session cookies - are temporary cookies which remain on your internet browser only until the user leaves the site. The information obtained can identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
Cookies can be blocked
Cookies used with our newsletters
Our newsletters may contain a single "pixel" that lets us know if they are opened and to check if the user clicks on any links. The user always has the option to unsubscribe from our newsletters.
More information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies at the following link: www.allaboutcookies.org