- what cookies are;
- how you can manage cookies used on our website;
- further information; and
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device's hard drive and some cookies may collect personal data about you. You can find more general information about cookies at: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
We want you to understand the different types of cookies that are used on our website. We use a variety of types of cookies for the following purposes:
- Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies strictly necessary for the performance of our website, for example cookies that enables website content to be delivered securely and efficiently.
- Non-essential cookies, which could include cookies used for various purposes (see table of cookies below) such as Performance Cookies: these cookies 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 cookies 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 and Marketing Cookies: these cookies 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 website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose, so that when you are on another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website. We may also show you advertising on our website based on your browsing patterns on other websites that we have obtained from our advertising partners.]
You can find more information about the individual non-essential cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|cookie_consent cookie is a plugin used to comply with EU guideline.
|fe_typo_user is a cookie to identify if the user is authenticated (as user's identity has been verified).
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* Duration means the period that our cookies are installed on your device.
To deactivate the use of third-party advertising cookies, you must contact the relevant third party or opt-out at browser-level (as discussed below) to manage the use of these types of cookies.
How to manage cookies on our website
Cookies do lots of jobs on our website. However, most browsers allow you to disable them if you would like to. You can also disable certain non-essential cookies that are placed on your device when you access our website by clicking the 'Cookie Settings' link at the bottom of each web page on our website, or by clicking here. If you disable cookies, you may find that you have a less personalised experience on our website and that certain parts of our website do not work at all or do not work correctly.
If you use Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
If you use Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
If you use Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21447?locale=en_US
If you use Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
If you use different devices, make sure you configure the settings of the corresponding browser according to your preferences.
If you wish to opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites you can do so here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Except for essential cookies, our session cookies will expire after your browsing session.