A cookie is a small piece of data sent by a website's server to the browser on your computer or mobile device. Cookies help us to recognise and remember your device when you visit our websites and enable us to retrieve among other things, your user settings and preferences.
Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. “Session” cookies are stored on memory and never written to disk. When the browser is closed the cookie is permanently deleted. If the cookies contain an expiry date, it is considered a “persistent” cookie, which will be removed on the specified date. They can also be deleted manually. You can accept or decline cookies. Cookies are accepted by default by most browsers, if you would like to disable them please refer to your browser’s help section.
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Analytical cookies help us to understand how visitors gain access to or read our content and interact with our services. We collect statistical information about our visitors, such as whether they have visited the site before and the pages they view. We use these cookies to determine the kind of content and services our visitors value most, which in turn helps us to improve our website and its content. By understanding which content you find useful or interesting, we can recommend more content that you might like, as well as continuing to produce the most valuable content to meet your needs. Analytical cookies are set by Hub Controls Ltd and third parties, such as Google Analytics.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. On this website you’ll find information about a browser plug-in that can be installed to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics.
Cookies are meant to improve your user experience, but some users prefer to set restrictions on the types of cookies that can be stored on their device. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to accept different type of cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section. Please note that if you set your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our website.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the websites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser settings as described above.