What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet. Cookies allow a website, among other things to store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user through their computer.
Which cookies are used on this site?
We use Google Analytics to retrieve information on browsing trends, measure and analyze our audience as well as to anonymously identify the user?s browser, language, net provider, device used, but never to identify individuals.Our cookies are used for statistical and optimization purposes exclusively; none of them collect personally identifiable information about you.Visit Google’s site for information on how to opt out of the Google Analytics cookie.
How to control and delete cookies
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, generally through changing your internet software browsing settings:Internet Explorer (http://goo.gl/ksN5y)Click on ‘Internet Options’ in the ‘Tools’ menu and then select the ‘Privacy’ tab. Select the desired setting and click on the advanced settings button. Activate the ‘Override automatic cookie handling’ box. Select the ‘Accept’ or ‘Block’ option.Firefox (http://goo.gl/F5pHX)Click on ‘Tools > Options’ in the menu bar and select the ‘Privacy’ tab. Depending on the browser version you are using, select or deselect ‘Accept cookies from sites’ or ‘Tell sites that I do not want to be tracked’. Any cookies installed can be removed by clicking on the ‘remove individual cookies’ option.Chrome (http://goo.gl/8cAo)Click on ‘Tools > Settings’, and then select the tab ‘Privacy > Content settings’. After selecting the option ‘Show advanced options’, select the desired cookie setting. If you do not want cookies to be installed, you may select the option ‘Block third-party cookies and site data’.Safari (http://goo.gl/KFBFh)Click on ‘Tools > Preferences’ and select the ‘Security’ tab. Under the heading ‘Accept cookies’ choose ‘Always’ or ‘Never’. If you have an iPhone, you must go to ‘Settings > Safari’ and then select whether you do or do not want to accept cookies.Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.
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