If you are a subscriber, it may moreover collect your name and email address, which may be transferred to data processors for registered user or subscriber verification purposes.
Cookies record information well-nigh your online preferences and help us to tailor our Services to your interests. Information provided by cookies can help us to analyse your deportment and help us to provide you with a largest user experience.
What are the different types of cookies?
- Session cookies are only stored for the duration of your visit to a website and are deleted from your device when you close your browser.
- Persistent cookies are saved on your device for a fixed period of time after the browser has closed and are used where we (or a third party) need to identify you for a later browsing session.
- First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting. and
- Third party cookies are cookies used within our Services which are set by other organisations. These include cookies from external analytics services which help us to understand the use of our sites, or by advertisers so that they can track the effectiveness of their advertisements.
What are cookies used for?
1. Functional Cookies
Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather information which could be used for selling advertising, but they do help with serving advertising. These cookies are usually session cookies which will expire when you close your browsing session.
2. Essential or ‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies
These cookies are essential for the running of our Services. Without these cookies, parts of our websites would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do remember preferences beyond your current visit.
3. Analytical Performance and Measurement Cookies
Analytical performance cookies are used to monitor the performance of our Services, for example, to determine the number of pageviews and the number of unique users a website has. The information provided by these cookies allows us to analyse patterns of user behaviour and we use that information to enhance user experience.
1. Essential and Functional Cookies:
We use these cookies to enable certain online functionality including:
- access your information so we can provide you with customized content and experiences, or remember the last page you visited on the Services;
- identify returning users, registrants and subscribers and allow them to be presented with a personalized version of the site;
- commenting on our sites;
2. Analytical Performance and Measurement Cookies
We use these cookies to measure user’s behaviour to better develop our Services. By using analytics services provided by third parties such as Google Analytics, we can analyse and measure which pages are viewed and how long for and which links are followed, and we can use this information to provide more content which is of interest.
How can users manage or opt out of cookies?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device a little intrusive, in particular when the information is stored and used by a third party. For example, you may object to being served advertising which is targeted to your interests based on your browsing history. If you would prefer to opt out of cookies, it is possible to control cookies by following the steps below, however you should be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of the website if you do so.
Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. Some internet browsers have a ‘Do Not Track or ‘DNT’ setting; this sends a signal to websites asking them not to track your browsing. The following links may be helpful:
If you experience any problems having deleted cookies, you should contact the supplier of your web browser.