What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites, or visit websites that use the same cookies, they recognize these cookies and therefore your browsing device. Cookies make it easier for you to use the Website during visits. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic patterns on our Website. This helps us provide you with a better experience by improving the content and making our Website easier to use.
The only personal information a cookie can contain is information a user supplies themselves. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
According to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cookies can be used to uniquely identify a person, therefore they should be treated as Personal Data.
The type of cookie used on this website can be put into 1 of 4 categories, based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide to cookie categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality & Profile and Targeting.
The Cookies We Use
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary for the normal website functions. These cookies cannot be switched off because the website wouldn’t work properly. These cookies do not collect Personal Data, and cannot be switched off. This category cannot be disabled.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are not mandatory for your use of our website.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. This enables us to remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
They may also be used to provide services you've asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.
These cookies may be used to ensure that all our services and communications are relevant to you. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you've previously made or personalize your browsing experience.
These cookies are not mandatory for your use of our website, but there are cases where blocking these types of cookies may impede certain functionality on the website. For example, we make use of YouTube to show any videos on our site. YouTube collects its own identifiers, and blocking them may prevent the videos displaying correctly/ completely.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
Accepting or Rejecting Cookies
You can also choose to reject cookies from your web browser. You can do this by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our Website.
Except for strictly necessary cookies, all cookies will expire after thirty (30) days.
We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify on the Website of any updates to the policy.
Should you have other questions or concerns about our cookies policy and practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org