What are Cookies and how are they collected?
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively referred to as “Cookies”) are files with small amounts of information that are downloaded to any internet-enabled device – such as your computer, smartphone or tablet – when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the website from which they originated on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies perform many different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, generally improving your “online” experience and helping us to offer you the best products and services.
There are many types of Cookies. They all work the same way, but have minor differences. For a detailed list of Cookies used on our websites, please see the relevant section below.
Why do we collect Cookies?
We analyze how the website is used and how often it is visited (for example, our website may contain proprietary measurement software that will enable us to contribute to market research). During your visit to our website, some of the “Cookies” will be targeted “Cookies”, so that we can see what kinds of websites interest you. After that, we can place advertisements on your Internet browser that are based on your interests. For example, if you read a lot about food and drink, we will show you advertisements about food and drink.