Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. Most websites use cookies for a number of purposes, including providing essential functionality, providing useful information about the way in which the website is being used (e.g. analytics), for marketing purposes, and for many other functions such as enhanced security.

How we use cookies

We use several cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/ for detailed guidance.

The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. If you are not happy with these we suggest you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Types of cookies used

By continuing to use this website, you accept that we use the following cookies:

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how our website is used, such as what countries our visitors are browsing from, and what pages are the most popular. The data gathered is anonymous and cannot be used to identify individual users. The information is stored for 14 months then automatically deleted.

You may block the collection of the data related to your use of this and all other websites, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plugin available from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

When you use our website, some data, including your IP address, will be transferred to and stored on Google’s servers in the USA. This data is used solely for the purpose of providing the service and is not associated with other data Google may hold on you. The use of Google Maps API and Google Fonts API, as well as the relevant data transfer and processing is governed by Google Inc.’s data protection policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Other Third-Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by AddThis, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Mailchimp. In order to implement these buttons and sign up forms and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest such as through the blogs. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, here is some more information. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

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