Cookies Policy

Our website and services delivered online use cookies and other similar technologies, for example, to distinguish you from other users when you browse our websites or use our online services and to allow us to improve our online services.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently to improve the user experience, as well as to provide certain information to the owners of the site.

We may, for example, collect information about the type of device you use to access our online services, the operating system and version, your IP address, your general geographic location as indicated by your IP address, your browser type, the content you view and features you access on our online services, the web pages you view immediately before and after you access our online services, whether and how you interact with content available on our online services, and the search terms you enter on our online services.

Our website sets cookies which remain on your computer for differing times. Some expire at the end of each session and some remain for longer so that when you return to our website, you will have a better user experience.

 

WHICH COOKIES WE USE

Service

Purpose

Retention

Google Analytics

for tracking user web browsing behaviour

2 years

Country Code

to personalise site content based on your country of origin

End of your session

Cookies Acceptance

to record your preference to hide the cookie notification bar on our website

3 months

Mobile Preference

to record your preference to use desktop or mobile site

End of your session

Google Ads

for tracking advertising conversions and demographic data

6 months

Facebook Ads

For tracking advertising conversions and demographic data

6 months

AddThis

To enable social sharing and connection with various social networks.

Used by AddThis and Oracle to provide interest and profile based advertising (opt out here: https://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt‐ out)

CONTROL OF COOKIES

Web browsers allow you to exercise some control of cookies through the browser settings. Most browsers enable you to block cookies or to block cookies from particular sites. Browsers can also help you to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should note however, that this may mean that any opt‐outs or preferences you set on our website will be lost. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.

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