Revised: July 30, 2018
We also use Google Analytics on some of our websites to collect information about your online activity on the websites, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on the websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the websites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the websites, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. The information generated by those cookies and your current IP-address will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website as described above. The IP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. For more information about the information gathered using Google Analytics please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html. You can prevent these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The cookies used on our websites are categorized in accordance with the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom Cookie Guide as follows:
- Cookies which are “strictly necessary” for the functionality of the websites’ platforms. These cookies are essential in order to enable users to move around the websites and use their features.
- “Performance” cookies which collect information about how users navigate the websites, for example, which pages users access most frequently. They identify how users interact with our websites, any errors that occur, which pages are not used often, which pages take a long time to load, which pages users tend to visit and in what order. These cookies do not collect any information which could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our websites work and understand what interests our websites’ users.
- “Functionality” cookies which allow the websites to remember choices you make and your preferences as a logged in user (based on e.g. your username).
- “Targeting or advertising” cookies used to deliver adverts relevant to an identified machine or other devices (not a named or otherwise identifiable person) which are tailored to interests associated with the website activity tied to that machine or device. For example, if a cookie on a third-party website recognizes that a particular product was purchased from a particular device, that cookie may “talk to” marketing cookies on the websites to ensure advertisements about similar products are displayed with the websites are accessed from that device. These cookies are also used to limit the number of times a user sees an advertisement as well as to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They may also remember that the websites have been visited from a device and share that information with marketing organizations. The marketing cookies on our websites are operated by third parties with our permission. Marketing cookies are used to monitor from which advertising source a user was directed towards our websites so that we know whether it is worth us investing in that particular advertising source.
When you first visit the websites, a [box/banner] will appear which will contain a link to this Cookies Policy and it will explain that by using the websites you will be confirming that you accept this Cookies Policy and accordingly cookies will be installed on your computer/device. If you do not agree with our Cookies Policy, please do not use the websites. Your continued use of the websites will be treated as consent to the use of the cookies described above for the purposes described. If you wish to withdraw our consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.
To modify your cookie settings, please refer to the Help menu of your browser or visit www.allaboutcookies.org . You can usually choose to set your browser to warn you when a cookie is being sent or to remove or reject cookies. If you choose to remove or reject cookies, it will affect many features or services on our websites.”