Cookies Statement

What this cookie statement covers?

This cookie statement explains:

  • what exactly cookies and web beacons are
  • the cookies placed on our own website –
  • the cookies we place on behalf of companies and their brands (the advertisers) on websites that sell advertising space
  • cookie consent and how to opt-out

What exactly are cookies and web beacons?

In order to collect the information as described in our privacy policy, we may use cookie and similar technology on our website.

A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive, mobile phone or other device.

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. However, some of the services and features offered through websites may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Cookies can be first party or third party cookies.

  • First party cookies – cookies that the website you are visiting places on your computer; or
  • Third party cookies – cookies placed on your computer through the website but by third parties

Web beacons are often transparent graphic images that are placed on websites to monitor the behaviour of the website visitor.

The cookies placed on our site:

We use the following first and third party cookies on our website:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. They are deleted when you close the browser. These are first party cookies.

  1. Performance cookies

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our website. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it and the approximate regions that they are visiting from. These are first party cookies.

  1. Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. These are first party cookies.

  1. Targeting Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually third party cookies, placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Our website also integrates with social media sites such as Twitter, Dribble, Vimeo, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Flickr, many of which use cookies to manage integration with other sites such as ours. Please see the cookie statement of these websites for more information about the cookies that they use.

Specifically, we place the following first and third party cookies: