1. About this policy
This policy applies to our use of “cookies” in connection with this website.
2. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which contain a small amount of information that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, or visit another website which recognises that cookie, your device is able to communicate with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.
We use four categories of cookies on our websites:
● Strictly Necessary
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the operation of this website.
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Without Strictly Necessary cookies our websites and back-end services would not work. If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our websites.
We do not use Strictly Necessary cookies to:
● collect information about you for marketing purposes; or
● track your internet activity on other websites.
Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites.
Performance cookies help us improve the way our websites work (e.g. by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily) and recognise when error messages are being received. Performance cookies do not collect any information that could identify you.
Some Performance cookies are managed for us by third parties, for the purposes listed above. For more information see Key Third Party Providers.
You can stop Performance cookies by setting your web browser to reject/block some or all cookies. You may be able to block specific Performance cookies provided by third parties by using the tools or preferences on that third party’s website (see Further Information Key Third Party Providers).
Functionality cookies are used to provide services (such as the ability to share content). They allow us to provide advanced features on our websites to enable interaction with social media platforms.
The Functionality cookies are managed for us by third parties, for the purposes listed above. For more information see Key Third Party Providers.
These cookies record your visits 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. Targeting cookies are managed for us by third parties, for the purposes listed above. For more information see Key Third Party Providers.
4. Types of Cookies used by us
These cookies are set by us. For the most part, they enable essential functionality on our website.
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are not set by us, but by selected third parties with whom we work. Some of these third-party cookies enable useful services, for example the ability to share content online and provide advertising based on user interaction on our websites. Others may be set by web analytics providers to help us see how our websites are used by visitors so that we can improve them.
Social Media Cookies
Some pages on our websites let you share our content through social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Sometimes we may embed videos from sites such as YouTube. These sites set their own cookies, which we don’t control. Those social media sites may have their own cookies policies, which, if available, would normally be contained on their websites. You should carefully review those cookies policies to make sure that you are happy with them.
Accept or Block Cookies
You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including Strictly Necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our websites. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Where a cookie is provided by a third party, you may be able to use that third party’s own tools to block that cookie.
More information about cookies and managing your browser settings can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org
The International Chamber of Commerce’s Guide to Cookies is available at https://www.cookielaw.org/media/1096/icc_uk_cookiesguide_revnov.pdf
5. Key Third Party Providers
Google DoubleClick Cookies
Some of our web pages may contain electronic images that help us see how users interact on these pages. They may also provide Google DoubleClick with information about the interaction and display tailored advertising on third party sites based on this info.
For more information please see https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl=en
Google Analytics Cookies
Our website makes use of Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google.
For more information, including details of how to block these cookies specifically, please see section Accept or Block Cookies.
This provides the ability to share items on our website. They may also provide Sharethis with information about the interaction.
For more information please see https://www.sharethis.com/support/
How to contact us
Please address any questions, comments and requests about your data to our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or we can be contacted at Suffolk House, Suites 1-3, 2nd Floor, George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PE, telephone no: +44 (0) 2070 421 700