Update 24th May 2018
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of information in a text ﬁle that is placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It allows the website owner to learn things about your behaviour on the site. Cookies can make websites easier and quicker to use by storing information about your preferences.
A cookie enables our website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies do lots of diﬀerent jobs like letting you navigate between pages eﬃciently, storing your preferences and generally improving your experience. Some of these things can make the interaction between you and the site faster and easier.
On our website, we only collect information about anonymous behaviour, nothing that will personally identify you.
The information may remain on your computer after the Internet session ﬁnishes and you leave the site. Most Internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are ﬁnding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
For more information about cookies and their use visit www.cookiecentral.com
Our website uses Google Analytics to help Analyse how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text ﬁles placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for our website.
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identiﬁable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identiﬁable Information from any source unless you explicitly submit that information via a ﬁll-in form on our website.
You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
User’s Personal Information
Visitors to our website may be able to register to use our services, attend events, make a purchase, join a community or upload/download information. When you register, you will provide personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number and other relevant information. We will not disclose personally identiﬁable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary, including: To fulﬁl your requests, to protect ourselves from liability, to comply with the terms and conditions of our internet host provider.
What if I don’t want cookies stored?
Some people ﬁnd the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive. If preferred, it is possible to block some or all cookies or even to delete cookies; but you need to be aware that it may have a negative aﬀect on the user experience of the website.
If you choose not to accept or to disable cookies that are set by our website you may lose some features and functionality.
For a more comprehensive description of how to change cookie settings in diﬀerent browsers visit www.aboutcookies.org
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