Cookie policy

v1.0 2019-09-10

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What types of cookies may be used on this site?

Site analytics – We use Google Analytics to help analyse use of this Site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the Site and to compile statistical reports on Site activity.
Session cookies – We use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid the user journey around the Site, and will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the Site.
Persistent cookies – Persistent cookies enable us to remember you on subsequent visits, which speeds up and enhances your experience of the services and functions offered. These cookies stay in one of your browser's subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie's file (all persistent cookies used on our Site are set to be automatically deleted after 30 days).
Template preference cookies – These cookies are necessary for mobile platforms and enable the Site to look and feel
We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this Site such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this Site, to improve the Site's usability, and for marketing purposes.
Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third-party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

  • Google Analytics – These have a maximum two year lifespan. We use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view Google’s privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy
  • LinkedIn – These have a maximum one year lifespan. We partner with LinkedIn for recruitment and promotional purposes. You can view LinkedIn's cookie policy here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_policy

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies or change your cookie preferences at any time. However, 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 website.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Except for essential and third party cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 days.