Similar to other websites, our Website uses a technology called "cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used.
We use both first party and third party cookies. That is, both us and third party companies set cookies through this Website.
We use “analytical” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server's log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our users and members.
Our analytics cookies include Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics, please click here or to find out more information about the Google Analytics security and privacy principles please click here.
We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online and make ads more relevant (“Remarketing”). Remarketing cookies will be used by third parties (including Google) to show our ads on websites other than our own.
Both us and third parties (including Google) will also use Remarketing cookies – both first party (such as Google Analytics) and third party (such as DoubleClick) – to serve more relevant ads to users based on such users’ past visits to our website, whether those users are on our Website or on other websites.
To opt out of Remarketing or to control your ad preferences, please click here. Remarketing cookies will expire 90 days from the time that the cookie is set or updated (whichever is the later).
We do not generally store any personal data that you provided to us in your cookies.
We use ‘session’ cookies which enable you to carry information across pages of our Website and avoid having to re-enter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure.
We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognise you as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer you content that match your preferred interests.
On some of our web pages third parties may also set their own cookies (for example when you click social media sharing buttons or view embedded videos hosted on another website). We cannot access the data stored in any such cookies (nor can such third parties access our cookies).
By using our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above.
You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies (see below for further details), or use the links provided above. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser.
3) Refusing Cookies – Browser Settings
You can also refuse to accept all or some cookies by amending the settings on your web browser.
For details about how to adjust your cookie settings in the following browsers, please visit the relevant link:
- Internet Explorer:
- 5 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
- 6 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185
- 7 http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer7-plus.html
- 8 http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer8-plus.html
- 9 http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9
- Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies]
- Chrome http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
- Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042 (and for iOS http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677[I6] )
Page updated: February 2013
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