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We use the following cookies:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the below table:
|Cookie Type||Cookie Name||Exention type||Purpose||More information|
|Analytical/ performance cookies||Google Analytics||r/collect, DSID, _ga, _gat, _gid||This cookie enables us to:
(a) estimate our audience size and usage pattern
(b) understand how visitors navigate to and through the site
(c) track the effectiveness of digital marketing campaigns.
(d) recognise you when you return to our site.
|You can find out more about Google Analytics here.|
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We strongly recommend that you leave cookies active, because they enable you to take advantage the most attractive features of the site, but this remains your personal choice.
You can also visit the About Cookies, for more information about cookies and how to manage them.
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Note that when third parties are collecting information about you, these third parties are acting as controllers in their own right (i.e. they are not acting on our behalf).
Sometimes, we may embed images or videos from sites such as YouTube. If this functionality isn’t currently enabled, it may be in the future. As a result, when you visit a page featuring such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies and cannot prevent these sites or domains from collecting information on your use of this content.
You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about them and how to opt out. They may still gather usage information about you (e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc.) and may also be able to work out who you are even if you are not logged in to their services.
On some pages, we may also feature embedded 'Share' buttons or widgets that enable you to share content with friends through a number of popular social networking sites (e.g.: Twitter; Facebook, Instagram, etc.). If this functionality isn’t currently enabled, it may be in the future.
These sites may set cookies which can identify you as an individual when you are also logged in to their services and even when you are not logged in to their service. This means they may be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on the site. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party site to see how your information is used and how to opt out.
We will review, and where necessary update, this policy. If we have your e-mail address, we may also e-mail you with information on those changes. If we need to, we will also ask you to confirm that you are happy with those changes.