LAST REVISED: 18/05/2018
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1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer, phone or tablet about your visit to the Website. Cookies help us to learn which areas of the Website are useful and which areas need improvement. The information stored in a cookie may be used during your next visit.
2. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Strictly Necessary Cookies. Strictly necessary cookies enable you to navigate the Website and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Website will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Website or certain services or features.
Preference Cookies. Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customize the Website accordingly.
Social Media Cookies. Social media cookies collect information about social media usage.
Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Website, and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Website, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Website, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyse the Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies. Targeting cookies (or advertising cookies) collect information about your browsing habits on this and other sites and serve to make advertising more relevant to you according to your interests. These are used by services offered by third parties, such as Like or Share buttons. Third parties offer these services in return for confirming the visit of our website. If you use buttons, such as LinkedIn or Twitter Share buttons, you will be redirected to a site controlled by these companies that may place cookies (including targeting cookies) and is subject to LinkedIn and Twitter cookie and privacy policies.
3. HOW DO I MANAGE COOKIES?
You can change your cookie settings here:
In addition to the options provided above, you may refuse or accept cookies from the Website at any time by activating settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Website may operate as intended.
If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies:
- http://www.spybot.info/en/download, en
4. OTHER TECHNOLOGIES SIMILAR TO COOKIES
In order to be able to offer you content that we believe may interest you based on your activity on the Website, and for fraud prevention and authentication purposes, we may also use other technologies that are similar to cookies. For example, we may gather device attributes and combine information collected by most browsers or automatically through your device to create a unique ID that identifies your browser or device to us with reasonable certainty. In this context we may collect, use and combine the following information:
- Number of visits;
- Last visit;
- First visit;
- External IP address;
- Internal IP address;
- Screen resolution;
- Geolocation (latitude/longitude based on IP address);
- Device performance benchmark;
- Device bandwidth benchmark;
- Device user-agent (browser type, version);
- Device capabilities (modernizer string, tells browser capabilities);
- Device operating system;
- Device plugins installed;
- Browser language;
- Flash enabled or disabled;
- Device time on file;
- Keywords used if coming from search engine;
- Pages visited;
- Length of visit;
- Referral page;
- Mouse cursor position;
- Mouse clicks;
- Page scroll position.
We use this information:
- To learn about your interests and interactions based on content viewed on our Website (for example, how often you visit our Website and what content you view or click on);
- For fraud prevention and authentication purposes.
We may also use beacons, pixel tags, or Java scripts. These enable us to remember you and serve personalized content or offers to you when you return to our Website.
Note that to the extent the above-mentioned information collected through such technologies constitutes personal information, then our Privacy Statement applies to such processing. We may share this information with our third party service providers and as permitted by our Privacy Statement