Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. [By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.]

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They 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 improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. It is possible to use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests however we do not carry third party advertising on our website. Please note that third parties (including, for example providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You 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.

Some cookies may last for a defined period of time, such as one day or until you close your browser. Others last indefinitely.

1. Local storage

Local storage is a component of the Web storage application programming interface. It is a method by which Web pages locally store named key/value pairs inside a client's Web browser. Similar to cookies, this saved data exists even when you close a browser tab, surf away from the current website or close the main browser.

2. What We Use and Why

You can find more information about the individual cookie and local storage data we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

Cookie / Local Storage

Example Name(s)

Purpose

AddThis

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This website uses AddThis to provide sharing tools to our users. For more details about AddThis cookies and how they are used, please visit: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy/.

Content Management System

This website uses a content management system, and uses cookies that are required for aspects of this website to work.

Cookie Consent

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This cookie stores the status of the cookie consent message that appears when you first use this website.

Google Analytics

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_gat
_gid
_utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmt
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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help collect data on how users use this website. Information about the cookies set by Google, and their purpose, can be found at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage. Google's Privacy Policy can be found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics, both on this website and other websites, please see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Twitter Widget

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guest_id
kdt
personalization_id

This website uses Twitter's embedded widget, which sets several cookies. More information about these cookies can be found here: https://dev.twitter.com/web/overview/privacy

YouTube

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PREF

On some pages on this website, we may embed videos from YouTube. YouTube uses cookies to track visitor views, and to remember user preferences when viewing YouTube videos embedded in our website web pages. More information about YouTube cookies.

Your web browser should allow you to delete any cookies or local storage that you choose. It also should allow you to prevent or limit their use.

If you choose to prevent the use of cookies through your browser settings, you will not be able to use all the functionality of our website.