Cookies Policy

Introduction

This page, with our Privacy Policy, details our use of cookies on this website. By using this site you indicate that you accept this Cookies Policy and our Privacy Policy and you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these, please do not use this website. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

 

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We may link the information we store in cookies to any personal information you submit while on our website. Cookies save data about individual visitors to the website, such as the visitor's IP address, name, password, username, screen preferences, the pages of a website viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor.

 

What Do We Use Cookies For?

We use cookies to identify a visitor's browser, to anonymously track visits or to enhance the experience of the website. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. When a visitor revisits the website, we may recognize the visitor by the cookie and customise the visitor's experience accordingly.

 

Web Beacons

We employ a software technology called web beacons (a.k.a. clear gif, web bug, pixel, tag), that help us better manage content on our website by informing us what content is effective. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. Data collected can include IP addresses. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We link the information gathered to our users’ or customers’ personal information to enable website tailoring, providing a better user experience, producing more relevant communications, achieving insights and internal reporting.

 

3rd Party Tracking

The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, tracking utility company or service providers is not covered by this Policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies. Our third party partners employ web beacons, images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our website. We link the information gathered to our users’ or customers’ personal information to enable website tailoring, providing a better user experience, producing more relevant communications, achieving insights and internal reporting.

 

Behavioural Targeting / Re-Targeting

We partner with third party ad networks, including Facebook and Google, to either display advertising on our websites or to manage our advertising on other websites. Our ad network partners use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information about your activities on this and other websites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.

 

Third Party Cookies and Analytics

When you visit certain sections of our website and/or use our mobile application (if any), third parties may place cookies on your computer's browser and/or make use of web beacons to collect information. This information may include things such as your use of the website or mobile application, device and browser information and ad data. The information generated by the cookies and web beacons about your use of the website is transmitted to those third parties. This information is then used for the purpose of compiling statistical reports to enable us to measure and analyse the number of visits to the site and its pages, the average time spent on the site and the pages viewed; serving targeted advertising to you (including use to target advertising on other sites or applications based on your online activity); providing us with services and enhancing/improving our website, mobile application/s and the third party's technology products and services.

 

How To Manage Cookies and Targeted Advertising

There are a number of methods and tools visitors to our website can use to manage the how cookies are stored on their device and to restrict targeted advertising based on their browsing activities.

 

Using your browser settings to manage cookies

You can use your Internet browser to manage which cookies can be saved to your computer. You can remove existing cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. If you reject cookies, you may still have access to our website, but your ability to use some areas of our website, such as contests or surveys, may be limited. Instructions for amending cookie settings on popular browsers can be found:

  • Here for Google Chrome
  • Here for Safari
  • Here for Mozilla Firefox
  • Here for Internet Explorer

 

Opting-out of targeted advertising

If you wish to not information on your activities used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking Here and Here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads or targeted ads where third parties do not honour opt-out capabilities.

 

Opting-out of Google Analytics

When you visit certain sections of the website, Google Analytics, a website analytics service provided by Google, Inc ("Google"), will place cookies on your computer's browser. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website is transmitted to Google. This information is then used for the purpose of compiling statistical reports to enable us to measure and analyse the number of visits to the website and its pages, the average time spent on the site and the pages viewed. We will not (and will not allow any third party to) use Google Analytics to track or to collect any personal data of visitors to our website. We will not associate any data gathered via use of cookies with any personal data from any source as part of our use of Google Analytics. For further information about Google Analytics please visit www.google.com/analytics and for details of Google Analytics' Privacy Policy, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You may choose to opt-out of Google Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on which you may access at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

 

 

Cookies used on this website

Information on the cookies and web beacons used on this website are provided below, with cookies separated by partners.

 

 

Several of our partners are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) in the United States and / or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EIDAA) in Europe (1000mercis, Aggregate Knowledge, Criteo, Ezakus, Google, Mediamath, Microsoft, OpenX, Rocketfuel, Rubicon, Smartadserver, Turn, Weborama, Yahoo).

 

Their cookies are manageable through the following two platforms:

 

  • http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ (NAI)
  • http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ (EDAA)
  • http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/ (DAA)
  • http://youradchoices.ca/choices/ (DAAC)

 

For the actors who are not members of the initiatives above, you will find below the opt-out links: