This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how they are used on the Website and how to manage their use.
1. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.
Cookies are used on the Website for a number of reasons. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(i) to allow users to log on to their account;
(ii) to allow users to choose log-in preferences;
(iii) to monitor and collect information about transactions placed on the Website; and
(iv) for fraud prevention purposes and to generally safeguard privacy.
Cookies are generally used to improve and enhance the user experience. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the Website to operate.
Session Management - these cookies are essential to enable use of the Website, they manage session information and enable users to navigate through the Website.
Functionality - these cookies store information which enables us to remember user preferences e.g. preferred language, sort types, media settings. They are also used to improve user's experience by, for example, stopping users from being shown the same message twice.
Fraud Prevention - these cookies store information which help us stop fraudulent use of the Website.
Tracking - these cookies enable us to store information about how users landed on the Website. We need to record this so that we can appropriately pay our Affiliates.
If you want to delete any cookies already stored on your computer or stop the cookies that keep track of your browsing patterns on the Website you can do so by deleting your existing cookies and/or altering your browser's privacy settings (the process you follow will differ from browser to browser). Your browser's 'help' function should guide you through this.
Please note that deleting our cookies or disabling our future cookies means that you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Website. For example, if your browser is set to disable 'session' cookies you won't be able to log on to your account.