What are Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are designed to store information on your computer. A cookie file is created when you use our website and is processed by the software of your computer. The resulting text file is placed on your computer and it is accessed by your web browser when you visit the website that originally created the cookie.
For your reference, we set out below the wording we use in our cookie banner:
Types of Cookies
The cookies described below are used to improve our website and do not contain any personal information that would allow us to identify you (such as your name or other contact details).
These are the cookies that may be used during your visit to the website:
Session cookies: these are stored temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from your device when the browser is closed . They are used to ensure your visit to our website is as smooth as possible and allow us to identify your computer as you use the website.
Persistent cookies: these are saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually one year or more ) and are not deleted when the browser is closed. These help us remember you as a visitor each time you use the same computer to visit the website.
Analytics cookies: these allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to continuously improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
Targeting cookies: these 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 advertisement more relevant to your interests. We may share this information with third parties (like Twitter and LinkedIn) for this purpose.
You can find more information about individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Type and Purpose
persistent; plugin to create forms to capture information you submit to us. This integrates with our marketing platform
persistent; used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis
analytics; Google Analytics (GA) cookie. Used to distinguish users
analytics; GA cookie. Used to distinguish users.
analytics; GA cookie. Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
analytics; GA cookie. Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
30 seconds to 1 year
Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also have access to these cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical cookies.
How to disable cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Information on how to remove cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
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