What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and are commonly used on the internet. There are various types of cookies which perform different functions, such as analysing a user’s browsing behaviour or recording a user’s navigation of a website so that when a user revisits that site, the site owner can present tailored options to the user based on the stored information about previous visits.
Accepting or Rejecting Cookies
Most web browsers will accept cookies, but if you would prefer that we did not collect data by this method, you can disable this function within your browser settings. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your web browser software to delete cookies and disable their use.
- collect information that will help us to distinguish visitors, to implement language preferences on our website and to improve their experience;
- compile statistical reports on website activity through analytics cookies e.g. numbers of visitors and the pages they visit; and
- remember information about you when you visit our Website.
Below, we have set out the categories of cookies that we use on our Website.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for perhaps cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. We use analytics web cookies. These analytics cookies allow us to record information such as the number of visitors to the Website (new and repeat visitors), duration on the site, number of registration completions, entry and exit page of user; all of which enables us to see how visitors use the Website so that we can improve the way that our Website works. These cookies do not collect personal information that identifies a visitor as the information contained is anonymous, however some will track a users’ IP addresses to provide us with information about which companies are accessing our Website.
Google Analytics cookie (“_utma/b/z2) – this analytics cookie provided by Google allows us to measure and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, visitor numbers, and which pages are used. We use this information to help improve our Website. The information generated by this cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
These cookies allow our Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet.
Please note that if you disable cookies, the Website functionality may be impaired and you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
If you have any questions about our Cookies Policy, please send an email to email@example.com.