2. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files containing a string of characters that may be stored on your computer (or other devices, such as smartphone or tablet) when you visit the Website. This allows us to distinguish your device from those of other users of our Website. Cookies will usually contain the name of a website the cookies come from, how long it will stay on your device and a randomly generated unique id number. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or we cannot read cookie files created by other sites.
Cookies set by a website owner are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Website (i.e. social media functions and analytics). Third parties that place cookies on the Website control the personal data they collect about you. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to understand their data processing activities, policies and procedures.
3. The Cookies we use
We use the following categories of cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website
Performance and Functionality Cookies. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences, but are non-essential to the performance of the Website.
Analytical or Customization Cookies. These cookies collect information about how users access and move through the Website. We use this information in either aggregate form to help us to improve the way our Website works, or to personalize our Website to your interests.
Depending on the lifetime cycle, the cookies might be: Persistent Cookies will remain stored on your device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date, and Session Cookies that are temporary and removed at once from your device after your web browser closes.
4. How to control Cookies
You may refuse to accept cookies by changing the corresponding settings in your web browser. However, if you choose to do so, you might be unable to access certain content of the Website or it may prevent you from visiting the Website at all. Unless you change your web browser settings regarding cookies, our systems will place cookies on your device when you visit our Website. You can refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
Please follow the links below to helpful information for the most popular browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
We may change this Policy from time to time, please check it regularly for any changes. If there are any discrepancies between the cookies we use and the cookies listed in section 3 hereinabove, they will be aligned during the next periodic review.
Should you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.