What are “Cookies”?
Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your computer or mobile device when you visit our websites or applications after you have consented (where required). With every subsequent visit, your web browser (for example Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome) will send these cookies back to the Website or application so that it recognizes you and your personal details or user preferences.
Cookies are very useful and fulfil a number of different tasks. They help improve your experience on our Website by adapting it to suit your needs. They recognize your preferences and improve your general user experience.
There are two kinds of Cookies:
- Session Cookies. These only last for the duration of your online session and then disappear from your computer or device when you close your web browser.
- Persistent Cookies. These remain on your computer or device after your browser has closed and last for the period of time outlined in the cookie. These persistent cookies will be activated every time you visit the Website for which the cookie has been created.
We do not sell the data collected by our cookies, nor do we forward this information to any third parties unless described otherwise herein or unless required to do so by law (for example to national authorities or legal representatives).
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to provide the Website to you. We use such cookies without your prior consent.
What types of cookies do we use?
The following categories of cookies may be installed on your device when using our Website or mobile site:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in that they help you to browse through our Website and use functions such as our registration pages. Without these cookies the Website would not work properly. These cookies collect no personal data on you whatsoever.
- Functional cookies
These cookies allow websites and applications to memorize your chosen preferences (such as your username or language settings). They allow us to provide you with improved and personalized functions. We are not able to personally identify you using the information collected by these cookies.
- Performance cookies
These cookies help to understand how visitors interact with our Website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our Website.
- Analytical cookies
In order to ensure that our Website and mobile site are easy to use and up-to-date, we use the web analytics service Google Analytics to understand how visitors use our sites. This allows us to see, for example, which content on our Website is the most popular and also to ensure that our content is constantly updated and improved. The information that we collect is anonymous and used for statistical purposes only.
- Advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to deliver adverts to you that are relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
Currently, we are using the following cookies on our Website:
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic, currently as a platform inside the Google Marketing Platform brand.
Google Tag Manager
Google Tag Manager lets us measure our user's advertising ROI as well as track our user's Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.
How can you control or delete cookies?
Most internet browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies from the start. You can change the browser settings to block cookies or to let you know when cookies are sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser settings or help section to learn more about how to adjust or modify the browser settings.
You can also opt-out of cookies by clicking the “turn cookies off” button on our cookie banner, the first time you visit our Website or click here <insert link> to opt-out from cookies at any later stage.
Facebook: You can control the information Facebook uses to show you ads at www.facebook.com/ads/preferences
Google Analytics: You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics by visiting the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you disable the cookies used by us, this may affect your experience when using our Website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of the Website or you may not receive personalized information from the Website.
If you use different devices to view and access our Website (e.g. computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you need to ensure that the settings of each browser on each device are adjusted to your cookie preferences.
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