- What are cookies?
- What types of cookies do we use?
- How can you restrict or block Cookies?
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises such cookies. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device, preferences and generally help to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
What types of cookies do we use?
Cookies can generally be put into one of the following categories:
- Strictly necessary — these cookies are essential to allow you to navigate our Website and use its features.
- Performance — these cookies collect information about how you use our Website.
- Functionality — these cookies allow us to remember your choices so we can offer you an enhanced and more personal experience (e.g. remembering your choice of language, displaying news stories relating to parts of our business that you previously perused on the Website)
- Targeting or advertising — 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, so that when you are on another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our Website. We may also show you advertising on our Website based on your browsing patterns on other websites that we have obtained from our advertising partners.
These categories are set out in the International Chamber of Commerce’s Cookie Guide, endorsed by EU privacy regulators.
Additionally, cookies can be further distinguished based on who has set the cookies and how long the cookies remain on your device. The terms “First party cookies” and “Third party cookies” indicate who has set the cookies. First Party cookies are cookies that we control and place on your device. Third Party cookies are cookies that another party controls but are placed on your device when you visit our Website. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to gather information about your experience on our Website. By their nature, Third Party cookies used on our Website result in information about your use of our Website being processed by third parties (e.g. the party that places that cookie on your device).
We use the following Cookies on our Website:
|COOKIE||DESCRIPTION||CATEGORY||MORE DETAILS/OPT-OUT LINK|
|GOOGLE ANALYTICS||Google Analytics serves cookies once you have loaded our website content. We use Google Analytics to understand how you interact with our website and learn how media performed in order to improve the user experience of our website.||Performance||https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US Opt-out link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|GOOGLE ADS||Google Ads tracking cookies allows us to understand certain actions to be completed clickthough from Google ads. Based on your interactions and engaged content, Google ads platform could deliver more perosnalised ads to you.||Targeting or advertising||https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en Opt-out link: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated|
|DOUBLECLICK FLOODLIGHT||DoubleClick Floodlight cookies is deployed after you have seen or interacted with ads served by Google or its network. It enables us to understand if you have completed certain actions on our website. Based on your interactions and engaged certain content, Google ads platform could deliver more perosnalised ads to you.||Targeting or advertising||https://support.google.com/searchads/answer/2839090?hl=en Opt-out link: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated|
|POPUPSMART||Popupsmart cookie serves after you visit certain pages in our website. It enables us to serve a more personalised content based on your interests or entrance of our website. The cookies mainly record the page visited, user preference or ads preference.||Functionality||https://popupsmart.com/privacy-policy/|
|LINKEDIN TAG||Linkedin insights tag serves after you have visited our website. It tracks user’s actioned performed in our website, so that Linkedin ads could deliver more personalised ads in Linkedin advertising network.||Targeting or advertising||https://www.linkedin.com/help/lms/answer/a427660/the-linkedin-insight-tag-overview?lang=en https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy (with ads perference setting links)|
How can you restrict or block Cookies?
You can adjust the settings in your browser in order to restrict or block cookies that are set by this Website (or any other site on the Internet). Your browser may include information on how to adjust your settings.
Alternatively, you may visit www.allaboutcookies.org to obtain comprehensive general information about cookies and how to adjust the cookie settings on various browsers. This site also explains how to delete cookies from your computer. You may also opt out of certain providers’ targeting cookies by using an opt-out scheme that is provided by www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of our Website. If you disable the cookies that we use, you will still be able to visit our Website but this may impact your experience while on our Website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of our Website or you may not receive personalised information when you visit our Website.
This notice was last updated on 6th April 2022.