What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
There are two types of Cookies:
Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. the are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.
These are the cookies used by our website:
SV Session cookie - this is a persistent cookie and is used to identify unique visitors and tracks a visitor's session on a site
HS cookie - this is a session cookie and is used for security
XSRF-TOKEN cookie - this is a session cookie and is used for security
SM Session - this is a persistent cookie (2 weeks) and will identify members that are logged into the site
TS xxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) - this is a session cookie and is used for security
TS xxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced by a random series of numbers and letters) - this is a session cookie and is used for security
RequestID - this is a session cookie and tracks visitor behaviour and measures site performance
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.You do this through your browser settings.
Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
Please contact us via email: should you want to know more about this policy, want to request a copy of your data, or have your data deleted. We will be happy to assist you.