Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Cookies used on MCIU domain and sub domains
Category 1 – ‘Strictly necessary cookies’
These cookies are essential in order for you to move around the website and use its features. Usage examples are accessing secure areas of a site and adding items to a shopping basket. Essentially, they enable services you have specifically asked for.
Category 2 – ‘Performance cookies’
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages a visitor goes to most often. They do not identify a visitor and are only used to improve how a website works. Analytics cookies fall into this category. Essentially, they collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
Category 3 – ‘Functionality cookies’
These cookies remember choices made by a user to personalise a site, such as area you are in or language. Essentially, they remember choices you have made to improve your experience.
Category 4 – ‘Targeting or advertising cookies’
These cookies are used to deliver ads more relevant to the users. Essentially, they collect information on your browsing habits to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.