Last updated: January 12, 2019
What are cookies?
Cookies set by us are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than us are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Website (such as advertising, interactive content and analytics). The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.
Cookies can’t harm your computer and can recognize your computer. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.
We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored although this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the Website’s functionality.
For more general information on cookies, see this article on HTTP cookies.
Also, from time to time we test new features or offers and make subtle changes to the way that the website is displayed. When we are testing new features, test cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience while on the Website and to allow us to understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this Website that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media websites including Facebook, twitter, and google+, will set cookies through our website which may be used to enhance your profile on their website or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this Website. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case they are needed to provide a service that you use.
The cookies we set
Cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
Our Website offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
When you submit data to us through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this Website runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page on the Website.
The specific types of cookies served through our Website are described below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to
function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set
in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such
as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
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These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
These cookies allow us to count visits and
traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They
help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors
move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
To track user's experience with our website.
These cookies support video functionality.
Google Analytics gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites and ultimately refine that experience to better serve you.
These cookies enable the website to provide
enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third
party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by
our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a
profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.
They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Cookies that are used that don't fall into above categories or are used on subdomains on our website.
Cookies help you to get the most out of our Website. If you disable the cookies you may find that certain sections of our Website don’t work at all (for example, you may have difficulty viewing subscription only articles) or don’t work as well as you have come to expect. However, in case you want to disable cookies, you have the following options:
Website Cookie Preference Tool: You can exercise preferences about what cookies are served on our Website by visiting our cookie settings preference center. You can also exercise your Website cookie preferences by visiting the TRUSTe preference center by clicking this link: http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/.
Do Not Track: Some Internet browsers – like Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari – include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” or “DNT” signals. Since uniform standards for “DNT” signals have not been adopted, our Websites do not currently process or respond to “DNT” signals. We take privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard. To learn more about “DNT”, please visit All About Do Not Track.
If you would like to learn more about cookies in general, or how to disable targeted advertising cookies, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu.
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