Cookies are small files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. We use cookies to do a number of things such as remember your preferences, enable certain features of our website you may choose to use, and analyze in an aggregated manner visitor activity on our website.  Cookies do not themselves store information that identifies you, but they are often used in a manner that they can be associated with you.  There are other similar technical means that serve a similar purpose such as web beacons and our reference to cookies is intended to cover these as well.

Here are the types of cookies you may encounter in using our website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required by our website to perform certain functions such as allowing you to log in to an account. These cookies are essential to enable you to move around a website and use its features.

Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username or ID, language preference, or the area or region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other customizable parts of web pages. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized, and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Performance/Analytical cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our websites. Information collected includes, for example, the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the website previously visited, the number of visits, average duration of visit, and pages viewed. These cookies don’t collect information that personally identifies you and only collect aggregated and anonymous information. Performance/Analytical cookies are used to improve the user-friendliness of a website and enhance your experience. We use Google Analytics for this purpose.

Targeting and advertising cookies: These cookies track browsing habits and are used to deliver targeted (interest-based) advertising. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations, such as advertisers.

Disabling Cookies

You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, and you always have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. If you choose to change your settings, you may find that certain functions and features on this website will not work as intended. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.

We understand that you may want to know more about cookies. The following are some useful resources that provide detailed information about types of cookies, how they are used, and how you can manage your cookie preferences: www.allaboutcookies.org. Please click below for detailed information on how to disable and delete cookies in some commonly used browsers: