Cookie Policy
 


Cookies Policy


By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.


Our website utilises standard technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our website is used. We fully comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations about cookies use.


About Cookies/Web server logs


Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to recognise the computer used to access a website. Cookies are small files containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.


Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that is stored about users may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.


Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website. This helps to personalise the website for each user.


Cookies are used to measure and analyse the usage of the website, so it can be updated and improved based on the particular user’s needs and preferences.


Why do we use cookies


Cookies allow the local temporary storage of details regarding your specific information and preferences when visiting our site. There are also cookies that collect information on your site usage in order that we can continually improve our online content provision. We do not however collect data on individual visitors web visits, only summary statistics.


Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website and the websites visited just before and just after our website. This information is collected on an aggregate basis.


The duration of a cookie is set by the website developer, but cookies can be deleted locally after web browsing sessions.


How to control cookies


You can control and/or delete cookies on your computer by indicating this is in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, if you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website. Deleting cookies might have a negative impact on the usability of our website. You should consult with your browser's provider if you have any questions regarding disabling cookies.


How do we use the information we collect


We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with the information or content that you have requested, and, in some cases, to contact you about our programs, products, features or services.


We use non-identifying information collected on our website to better understand your use of the website to enhance your enjoyment and experience. For example, we may use the information to improve the design and content of our website or to analyse the programs/initiatives and services that we offer.


We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Our employees, agents and representatives who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.


We will not share your personally identifiable information for any purposes unrelated to those described above without providing you with an opportunity to opt out, or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.


Third party services


We may use services hosted by third parties such as Google Analytics, to assist in providing our services and to help us understand how our website is used. These services may collect information sent by a browser as part of a web page request, including IP addresses or cookies.


If a third party service collects information non-anonymously, they do so on the condition that they have been previously authorised by their users. If a third party service collects information anonymously, this is done in order to provide information helpful to us such as website trends, without identifying individual visitors.


This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. If you have any concerns about how your information is being used, please feel free to contact us



 
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