To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
How are cookies used?
- your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
You have the option to disable cookies which removes cookies that are not essential to the site functionality.
Essential cookies will always be used, whether you disable cookies or not because without them site cannot function at all. These cookies are:
ASP.NET_SessionId - That is a cookie that ASP.NET uses to store a unique identifier for your session and it's necessarry for normal site operations. It contains no user data. The session cookie is not persisted on your hard disk.
.AspNet.ApplicationCookie - Stores information about your login to the site. It might be persisted to your disk, if you choose the option "remember me".
__RequestVerificationToken - Cookie issued for security reasons. It guarantees that the poster is the one who gets the form. It is not persisted to your disk.
cookieconsent_status and el_cookie_consent_status - These cookies store your other cookie preferences and are needed for the site to be able to prevent third-party cookies if you rejected them.
By accepting cookies you also accept those issued by third parties.
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.