This Cookie Notice is part of our Privacy Statement. For more information about us, and how we protect visitor information, please see our Privacy Statement.
To provide you with a more personalised and responsive service we need to remember and store information about how you use this Website. This is done using small text files called cookies. Cookies contain small amounts of data and are downloaded to your computer or other devices by a server for this Website. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to this Website on each subsequent visit so that it can recognise you and remember things like your user preferences.
What cookies do we use and why?
Some of the cookies we use are necessary to enable you to move around the Website and use its features such as accessing secure areas that may contain content for registered users.
We also use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to allow us to tailor this Website to our users; for example, to remember your language or region or that you have already completed a survey. This information is usually anonymised and is not used for any purpose unrelated to this Website.
We also use analytic services to help us understand how useful our content is, what interests our users have, and to improve how this Website works. In addition, we use tracking pixels and similar services to understand more about the visitors to this Website and to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access this Website and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes and to improve how this Website works, and it is not our intention to use such information to identify any user personally. However, if at any time you register and sign up to this Website, we may combine such data with information from our web analytic services and cookies to analyse how you use this Website in more detail.
This Website does not use targeting cookies to deliver targeted advertising on this Website; however, these cookies may be used on third party websites on which we occasionally advertise, to track the success of those advertising campaigns. We may use web beacons (also known as pixel tags) to determine which users have come to this Website after viewing an advertisement we have served on such third-party websites. We also work with such third parties to collect data so that we can determine the effectiveness of our ads and serve ads targeted to your interests. The use of web beacons does not provide us with any personal information, and we do not use this technology to access your personal information. It is used only to compile aggregated data about users who visit this Website and to gauge the effectiveness of our ads. Web beacons do not place information on your device but may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor activity. You cannot remove or block web beacons, but you can remove or block cookies with which they work to prevent the collection of information about your user activity.
How to control cookies?
By using this Website, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies can impact on your user experience and parts of this Website may no longer be fully accessible.
Do Not Track and Browser controls
Current “Do Not Track” initiatives are not recognised by this Website; however, most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including your choice to opt-out from cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set. You cannot remove or block web beacons, as they form part of the content of the web pages rather than placing information on your computer. However, because they work in conjunction with cookies, turning off cookies will prevent web beacons from tracking your user activity. The web beacon will record an anonymous visit, but cookies will not be recorded.
Managing Analytics cookies
You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their cookies by clicking on following links:
Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
External web services
We sometimes use external web services on this Website to display content within the web pages of this Website, for example, to display images, show videos or run polls. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your use of this embedded content.
We may also use tracking technologies to determine whether you have read, clicked on, or forwarded certain email communications we send to you so that we can make our communication more helpful and interesting. If you do not wish for us to confirm whether you have opened, clicked on or forwarded our communications, you will need to unsubscribe, as it is not possible for us to send these emails without tracking enabled. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us, or you can unsubscribe following the instructions in the individual email communications you receive from us.
We may modify or amend this Cookie Notice from time to time at our discretion. We encourage you to periodically review this Cookie Notice to be informed about how we are using cookies.