Last updated: 1st April 2021
What are cookies?
Cookies do not contain any personal or confidential information about you.
The types of cookies that we use:
We use three types of cookies on our websites:
- Session cookies that are deleted after each visit
- Persistent/tracking cookies that remain in place across multiple visit to our websites
- Third party cookies that are used by other parties, for example Google Analytics
Session cookies and persistent cookies are necessary in order for you to use our website. These cookies can be deleted via your browser, but this will restrict the functions that you are able to carry out on our websites.
Session cookies expire when you leave the website and are not stored on your computer and do not contain any personal data. Persistent cookies last beyond your visit to our website.
We may use the Google AdSense service to serve advertising. The Google AdSense service uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. You can adjust your settings and also opt out of Google’s use of AdSense cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.
We may use Google Analytics on our website. This is a tracking cookie which enables us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. The cookie does not contain any personal data but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the website from, and to track your page visit within the site.
These cookies are usually supplied by business partners and help us to filter out information which is not relevant to you.
Cookies and Demographics
We may use data from Google’s interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests) with Google Analytics.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website or use our Platform and some services and functionalities we offer may not work.
To restrict or handle cookies, please see the ‘Help’ section of your internet browser.