A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
If you’re signed in to our Services, these cookies will help us show you the right information and personalize your experience.
These cookies store the ID of a user’s session. The cookie is set when a user signs in and is used to restore the session without entering the personal data.
Preferences, features and services
These cookies help us to customise your preferences, such as which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are or to fill out forms on our faster.
Performance, Analytics and Research
We might use them for website analytics and advertising purposes, i.e. cookies which are set and can be accessed by servers respectively domains of our third-party providers.
What can you do if you don’t want cookies to be set or want them to be removed
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, however some people prefer not to allow cookies. You may change the security settings of your web browser in order to stop your device receiving and storing cookies, to allow receiving and storing cookies from selected websites you trust, or to be notified before receiving cookies. You may also delete cookies stored in your browser at any time. Information stored in such cookies will be removed from your device. However, that these settings may have negative effects on the web sites usability.
Browser manufacturers usually provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information:
– Google: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
– Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies
– Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
– Safari (Desktop): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US
– Safari (Mobile): https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
– Android Browser: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/54068?visit_id=1-636585517588941681-639659396&hl=en&rd=1
– Opera: https://www.opera.com/help
– Opera Mobile: https://www.opera.com/help/mobile/android#privacy
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
You may opt-out of third party cookies from Google Analytics on its website.
You can opt out of interest-based targeting provided by participating ad servers through the Digital Advertising Alliance (http://youradchoices.com). In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online interest-based ads.
SOCIAL MEDIA FEATURES AND WIDGETS
Our Website might include certain Social Media features and widgets, such as the “Facebook Like”, “Facebook Share”, “Facebook Pixel” “Instagram Follow”, “Twitter Tweet”, “Google +1” features, buttons or other interactive mini-programs (“Social Media Features”). These Social Media Features may collect information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable them to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Please be aware that if you choose to interact or share any Personal Information via such widgets, you are in fact providing it to these third parties and not to us. Your interactions with these third parties are managed by these Social Media policies and not ours. For example, you will not be able to use the “Facebook Like” button if you are not logged in to your Facebook account. Once you use the button this will be associated with your Facebook history, but we will not process this information.
Last updated: May 24, 2018