What are cookies and similar technologies
These technologies are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other device (“collectively, a “device”) that allows us to record information when you visit or interact with our websites, service, applications, messaging, and other tools. Though often these technologies are generically referred to as “Cookies”.
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. They also provide us with information about how users interact with our website. Some cookies remain on your device only for as long as you keep your browser active (session cookies) and others remain for a longer period (persistent). 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. Cookies may be placed by us when you visit our website, or by third parties. A cookie in no way gives us access to your device or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
– provide necessary functionality
– understand how users navigate around our website
– try to improve your experience on our website (including remembering settings you have chosen previously)
– show you more relevant content
We also feature elements from other websites on our website to add value and convenience to your experience, including images, social media plug-ins or advertising. A number of these services may set cookies on your browser.
Some of the cookies used on our website collect, use and store personal data. This might include your IP address or other unique identifiers to help remember you. This lets us recognise you each time you visit our website, including if you log in using a different device. It lets us provide you with tailored content that matches your interests.
We also use these cookies to:
– analyse the way people use our website and the services it offers
– enable us, and third parties, to show you more relevant advertising
Setting your cookies preferences
Some of the cookies we set are needed to make our website work (necessary cookies). If you’re unhappy with these you may be able to disable them using your browser settings but our website may not work correctly.
We need your consent to use non-essential cookies. When you first visit our website, you’ll see a cookie banner giving you the option to accept our recommended cookie settings or offering you more control. A consent cookie will be placed on your browser to remember your choice. You’ll be prompted to confirm this choice again after certain days; if we add new cookies; or the next time you visit our website if you reset your browser settings. You can choose to reset your preferences manually at any time.
When our website provides links to other websites, please bear in mind that third party websites will have their own privacy and cookies policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies, as we are not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.
Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise, you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.
– Cookie settings in Chrome
– Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge
– Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
– Cookie settings in Firefox
– Cookie settings in Safari
If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.
More information about cookies
Useful information about cookies, including information about deleting or blocking cookies, can be found at: https://www.allaboutcookies.org.
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: https://www.youronlinechoices.com.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) cookie guide can be found on the ICO website: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/.
Changes to this notice
We’ll update this Cookies Policy from time to time, so please check back regularly.
We hope the information in this policy provides you with clear information about the technologies we use, but it you have any additional questions, or require any additional information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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