When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies to facilitate access to our site and to personalize your on-line experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your on-line activity on our site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record keeping purposes. Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when you close your browser and is used to make it easier for you to navigate our website. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time.. We may store your unique data in a cookie for automatic sign-in. This cookie is removed when you sign-out. For security purposes, we will encrypt the unique data and any other user or member account-related data that we store in such cookies. In the case of sites and services that do not use a user or unique data, the cookie will contain a unique identifier.
We might use the following cookie types to recognize you when you visit our site or use our Services, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience:
AUTHENTICATION COOKIES. If you’re signed in to our website, these cookies will help us show you the right information and personalize your experience.
SESSION COOKIES. These cookies store the ID of a user’s session. The cookie is set when a user signs in and is used to restore the session without entering the personal data.
PREFERENCE, FEATURES AND SERVICES. These cookies help us to customise your preferences, such as which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are or to fill out forms on our faster.
THIRD-PARTY COOKIES. We may allow our authorized service providers to serve cookies from our website to allow them to assist us in various activities, such as doing analysis and research on the effectiveness of our site, content and advertising.
We are also using Google analytics cookies on this website which might register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website, and cookies sending data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour which track the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of our site. We may also include web beacons in promotional email messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our on-line advertising, content, programming or other activities. Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or web bugs) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the on-line movements of web users or to access cookies. Unlike cookies, which are stored on the user’s computer hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on the web pages (or in email) and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Web beacons may be used to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited certain pages and to understand usage patterns. We also may receive an anonymous identification number if you come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website.
What can you do if you don’t want cookies to be set or want them to be removed
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies please note that you will not be able to sign in and use most of the features offered on our website.
Browser manufacturers usually provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information:
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
You may opt-out of third party cookies from Google Analytics on its website.
You can opt out of interest-based targeting provided by participating ad servers through the Digital Advertising Alliance.
In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online interest-based ads.
Social media features and widgets
Our Website might include certain Social Media features and widgets, such as the “Facebook Like”, “Facebook Share”, “Facebook Pixel” “Telegram”, “Twitter Tweet” features, buttons or other interactive mini-programs (“Social Media Features”). These Social Media Features may collect information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable them to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Please be aware that if you choose to interact or share any Personal Information via such widgets, you are in fact providing it to these third parties and not to us. Your interactions with these third parties are managed by these Social Media policies and not ours. For example, you will not be able to use the “Facebook Like” button if you are not logged in to your Facebook account. Once you use the button this will be associated with your Facebook history, but we will not process this information.