All Cookies have expiration dates in them that determine how long they stay in your browser:
Session Cookies – these are temporary Cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser. For example, session Cookies can be used to grant access to content and enable commenting (things you have to login to do).
Persistent Cookies – these usually have an expiration date and stay in your browser until they expire, or until you manually delete them. For example, persistent Cookies can be used for functionality including the “Stay logged-in” tick box. We also can use persistent Cookies to better understand usage patterns so that we can improve the Website for our users.
We have included more details below to help you understand what kind of Cookies and other technologies we use.
We use the following Cookies:
Strictly necessary Cookies. These are Cookies are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, Cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
Analytical/performance Cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting Cookies. These Cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual Cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
We may use Flash Cookies, also known as Local Stored Objects, and similar technologies to personalise and enhance your online experience. A Flash cookie is a small data file placed on a computer using Adobe Flash technology. The Adobe Flash Player is an application that allows rapid development of dynamic content such as video clips and animation. We use Flash cookies to personalise and enhance your online experience and deliver content for Flash players. We may also use Flash cookies for security purposes, to gather certain website metrics and help remember settings and preferences. Flash cookies are managed through a different interface than the one provided by your web browser. To manage Flash cookies, please visit Adobe’s website. If you disable Flash cookies or other similar technologies, please note that you may not have access to certain content and product features such as your device remembering a Listing that you viewed during a previous visit.
Pixel tags and web beacons are tiny graphic images and small blocks of code placed on website pages, ads, or in our emails that allow us to determine whether you performed a specific action. When you access these pages, or when you open an email, the pixel tags and web beacons, let us know you have accessed the web page or opened the email. These tools help us measure the response to our communications and improve our web pages and promotions.
We collect many different types of information from server logs and other technologies. For example, we collect information about the device you use to access our website, your operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses, the country and time zone where your device is located. Our server logs also record the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. An IP address is a unique identifier that devices require to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. We may also collect information about the website you were visiting before you came to our website and the website you visit after you leave our site. These tools help us improve users’ experience and deliver our services.
We may use device-related information to authenticate users. For example, we may use your IP address, browser information, or other data provided by your browser or device to identify the device being used to access our platform. We may also use these device-related techniques for associating you with different devices that you may use to access our content including for fraud-protection purposes and to better target advertising.
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept Cookies, and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you choose to refuse, Cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Website. Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
The following websites also provide some useful information on how to do this, as well as about your rights under current data protection and privacy regulations.
For more information, please go to: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are based in the EU, or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ if you are based in the US.
To opt out of Cookies from Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads
If you want to delete or disable other Cookies, see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Except for essential Cookies, all Cookies will expire after 604800 seconds.
We will occasionally update this Cookies Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Cookies Policy, we will revise the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Cookies Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in Cookies, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Website. We recommend you to check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Cookies Policy or any of our other policies.