All about cookies and web beacons

Modified: 02-12-2017

Cookies and web beacons are small chunks of data created by a web server.

They arrive via your web browser (ex. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc) and are stored on your computer. For further information on cookies and web beacons see FAQ on the Network Advertising Initiative.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. They prevent your having to re-enter your information on certain website from scratch each time you visit that site.

Network advertisers use cookies to track users' web preferences and characteristics and tailor ads for them.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

We only use this information for statistical analysis. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

By continuing to use Your Relationship Matters you imply your agreement to us using cookies.

Manage cookies by changing your browser settings

Examples of browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari.

Most browsers allow you to choose how cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings. Browsers mentioned above allow you:

a) to accept all cookies
b) to notify you when a cookie is issued
c) to not receive cookies at any time

If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, the website may not function properly and certain services will not be provided thus spoiling your experience of the website.

Check the 'Help' menu of your browser for for further information.

How to control advertising cookies

You can control companies' advertising cookies here:

Further information about cookies can be found here.