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 or performance 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 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. 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.]
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|session_id||This cookie is used to identify a user’s session on the website. It is typically used to store temporary data that is specific to a user’s session.||The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP): https://iapp.org/resources/article/what-are-cookies/|
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI): https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/what-are-my-options
|user_preferences||This cookie is used to store user preferences such as language preference or color scheme.|
|login_token||This cookie is used to authenticate a user who is logged in to the website. It stores the user’s login credentials and allows the user to remain logged in to the website.|
|analytics_id||This cookie is used to track and analyze user behavior on the website. It is typically used by analytics tools such as Google Analytics to collect data about website traffic and usage patterns.|
|marketing_id||This cookie is used to track user behavior for marketing purposes. It is typically used to show targeted ads to users based on their interests and browsing history.|
Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
This cookie [is essential for our site to OR enables us to]:
[(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.]
[(b) Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted to your individual interests.]
[(c) Speed up your searches.]
[(d) Recognise you when you return to our site.]
[(f) [OTHER PURPOSES].]
[NAME THIRD PARTIES]
To deactivate the use of third-party advertising cookies, you may visit the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies [include link to consent management solution]].
[We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.]
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 website.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after [EXPIRY PERIOD].