Effective as of May 24, 2018.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. For example, if you register with on our websites or download one of our applications, a cookie helps us to recall your information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as your email address. When you return to our websites, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Some cookies expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.
Cookies used on our website
The exact names of cookies we use on our websites may change over time, however, the descriptions below set out the types of cookies that operate on our websites. You can obtain an up to date list of the cookies we use by contacting us at email@example.com.
We use Google Analytics. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookie (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the websites, compiling reports on activity and providing other services relating to activity and internet usage. For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics see: Cookies and Google Analytics. You may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites – to do so please go to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may also use other technologies with similar functionality to cookies, such as web beacons and tracking URLs, including in emails to determine whether a recipient opened the email or accessed a certain link.
How to control or delete cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You can also set your browser to alert you when a website sets or accesses cookies. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how to do this.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies. In addition, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) also provides a website that allows you to opt-out of cookies for various participating companies at http://optout.aboutads.info/.
If you wish to view a cookie’s code, just open your cookie file in your browser and click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your device manual.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our websites.
If you have any queries about this policy or wish to withdraw consent to the use of our cookies for any reason, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.