What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on the user’s browser or his/her computer’s hard drive if the user agrees. To a certain extent, his or her computer’s hard drive will contain information that being transferred from the cookies.
- Analytical/performance cookies
This enables us to keep track of web traffic (who visited our website and how many visited us) as well as users’ behaviours (i.e. browsing pattern) and user’s preferences. This is important as it allows us to keep improving to deliver the best service.
- Functionality cookies
This helps us to recognise old faces. This is essential as it allows us to personalise your experience at our website – we can tailor the right content that suits you by remembering your preferences and recognising your interests.
- Targeting cookies
In any event, all cookies persist until deleted. Session cookies will expire when you close your browser.
In addition to our own cookies, we use Google Analytics (a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.) to help us to understand your browsing pattern and interest as well as to report usage statistics of the website. Google may disclose this data to third parties as and when required by law, or where such third parties process the data on behalf of Google.
Can you opt-out/delete Cookies?
Yes, you can choose to opt-out or delete cookies if need be. In the case that you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to block cookies, please proceed to the help pages of your web browser. The outcome of such deletion is simple: you might not be able to use all the features we offer and your preferences might not be stored.