The purpose of this policy is to describe what cookies are, what we use them for, and how you can manage them during your visit to our website.
What are cookies?
We may place small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device when you visit our website. These files do not contain personal data, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your personal data with a certain device.
What are cookies used for?
Internet cookies are commonplace and do not harm your device – they just store or gather website information. They help enhance your online experience, like remembering login details so you don’t have to re-enter them when revisiting a website.
Types of cookies:
There are two main types of cookies:
Persistent cookies – these cookies are stored in the browser of your device and are used whenever you visit a website;
Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that remain in the cookies archive of your browser until you leave a website;
further to this, cookies may be:
1st party – cookies are set directly by the website (or domain) you visit, or
3rd party – cookies are set by a website other than the one you are currently on.
These files serve a number of useful purposes for you, including:
allowing third parties to provide services to our website;
granting you access to restricted content;
helping us deliver interest-based advertising where appropriate in compliance with the applicable laws
improving how our website performs;
tailoring our website’s functionality to you personally by letting us remember your preferences, location or device type;
understanding who our audience is, so that we can provide content most relevant to you;
What cookies do we use?
advertising cookies – these are cookies that match your interests or web searches with applicable advertising campaigns on our website. We use them to provide you with advertising that we think you might find useful.
essential cookies – these are cookies that allow our website to perform its essential functions. Without these cookies, some parts of our websites would stop working.
flash cookies – these are cookies that help your device read content supported by Adobe Flash. We use them to make sure that any Flash advertisements or videos appear properly on your device.
functional cookies – these are cookies that remember who you are as a user of our website. We use them to remember any preferences you may have selected on our website, like saving your username and password, or settings.
site analytics cookies – these are cookies that monitor how our website is performing, and how you interact with it. We use them to know how best to improve our website or services.
social media cookies – these are cookies that integrate with social media platforms. We use them to help you share content from our website to your chosen social media platform.
Links to third-party websites
Your internet browser generally accepts cookies automatically, but you can often change this setting to stop accepting them. You can also delete cookies manually.
Deleting or no longer accepting cookies may prevent you from accessing certain aspects of our website where cookies are necessary, or cause the website to forget your preferences.
However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org