Cookies

1. Cookie declaration

Websites use practical and smart techniques to make them as appealing and user-friendly as possible for every visitor. Cookies are one of the most widely-used techniques. They can be used by website owners or third parties i.e. ads that communicate via the website you’re browsing.

Cookies are small text files stored by websites on your device. The information contained in cookies may be used to track how you browse different websites using the same cookie.

Cookies are categorised by duration and source.

We believe it’s vital to inform you about the cookies we use on our website and what we use them for. We use them for three things: to protect your privacy, make our website more user-friendly and keep it up to date. The following information provides you with full details about the cookies we use on our website and what we use them for.

2. How we use cookies

We use cookies to collect analytics about the number of visitors and save information about your preferences whilst you browse websites. We use cookies to improve your user experience whilst browsing.

3. Different cookies and their functions

We use different types of cookies for different reasons.
Please find below a list of the most common cookies and a description of their function.

3.1 Session cookies

A session cookie is stored in a temporary memory location on your computer whilst you browse a website. They are not stored for long on your computer and are deleted after the web browser is closed.

3.2 First-party cookies

These cookies are directly stored by the website (or domain appearing in your web browser address bar) you visit and can only be read by this website. These cookies tend to be used to store information i.e. your preferences, to provide a good user experience next time you visit the website.

3.3 Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are those created by domains other than the one the user is visiting at the time, i.e. a different company to the website owner.

For example, cookies used to collect website analytics can be third-party cookies.

Third-party cookies are used to conduct more in-depth studies of browsing habits so they are seen as more dubious in terms of integrity. That’s why more web browsers allow you to change your settings so you can block them.

4. Cookie management

4.1. View cookies

Cookies are basic text files so you can view them using most text editors or word processing software. You can click on a cookie to open it. The following list explains how to view cookies in different browsers. If you use a different browser, check cookie information specific to the browser. If you use a smartphone, check its instructions for further information.

4.2. Disable/enable or delete cookies

You need to access your browser settings to control or block cookies.

If you don’t want a website to install cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to inform you before a cookie is installed. You can also set your browser to block all cookies or just third-party cookies. Similarly, you can delete any cookie already installed on your computer. Please note that you’ll have to change your settings separately for each browser and computer you use.

Also, if you don’t allow cookies, we are no longer able to guarantee our website will work properly. You may not be able to access some of the website’s functions or even some entire websites.

Every browser uses a different method to change settings. If in doubt, use your browser’s help function to check the appropriate settings.

Use your’s phone instructions for further information about how to disable cookies on your smartphone.

5. Unwanted/other cookies

Given how the internet and websites work, we don’t always have information about cookies installed by third parties on our website. This especially applies to webpages containing embedded content i.e. text, documents, images or short videos stored on a third party website but available on or via our website.

Please contact us if you encounter this kind of cookie on our website that doesn’t appear in the above list. You can also contact the third party website direct for further information about the cookies, their function and duration and to check to what extent your personal information is protected.

6. Contact

This declaration may be updated periodically depending on any updates to our website or cookie regulations. We are allowed to update the declaration’s content and listed cookies at any time with no prior warning. You can view this webpage for the latest update.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

September 2020