What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text data file that websites install on the user's computer or mobile device. Cookies make it possible for the website to 'remember' the user's actions and preferences (such as their username, language, font size and other visualisation preferences), so that they don't have to be reset again when the user returns to the website and navigates on its pages.
- your presentation preferences (for example, contrast, colour and font size)
- If you have already responded to a pop-up survey on the usefulness of specific content, for example (to ensure that you are not requested to complete the survey again).
Although cookies are not essential in order for the website to function, if they are enabled you will enjoy a better browsing experience. You can delete or block cookies, but doing so may result in some of the site's features not working properly.
The information associated with the cookie is not used to personally identify the user. The data retrieved on your browsing patterns via cookies remains under our complete control and is only used for the purposes specified herein.
How to control cookies
You can control or block cookies whenever you want, for more information, see aboutcookies.org. You can also delete all cookies that are already on your computer, as well as set most browsers to stop accepting them. However, bear in mind that if you reject cookies, you may have to manually reset your preferences every time you visit a site and some services and features on the site may stop working properly.