I. What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other Internet-connected device (each a “Devicee“) that “remember” information about you and your visit(s) to a Website or connection to web application. Certain cookies may also collect personal data about you from your Device.
Cookies can be “first party” which are cookies set by us, or “third-party” which are cookies that are placed on your Device by a third party when you visit our Website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your Device by a third party providing a service to us.
II. Why Do We Use Them?
III. The Types of Cookies We Use
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that register the type and version of your browser. If you disable these cookies, then the Website will not function properly.
Functionality cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, including (where applicable) to remember choices you make (such as your language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
Analytical/performance cookies: These allow us to recognize and count the visitors to our Website and to see how visitors use our Website. This information helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics cookies are set by us on the Website and will expire on your Device in accordance with the expiration periods set forth in Section IV of this policy. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google, which may include being stored on its servers in the United States. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, click here.
IV. First Party Cookies
You can find more information about the individual cookies that we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
V. Third Party Cookies
Third-party cookies are cookies which have been set on our Website but are not directly related to, or overseen by, us. We set out more information about these cookies in the table below:
VI. Controlling Cookies: Your Preferences and Consent
We only deploy strictly necessary cookies upon the initial loading of our Website. All other types of cookies are non-necessary, and so we need your prior consent to deploy them. Non-necessary cookies help to maximize your experience when using our Website.
We request your prior consent to use non-necessary cookies via our cookie banner:
- by clicking “Accept”, you will consent to our use of all non-necessary cookies; and
- by clicking “Decline”, you do not consent to the use of any cookies that are not strictly necessary.
Once you set your cookie preference, you can change your preferences by withdrawing your consent at any time via by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
VII. Disabling and Deleting Cookies
You may also set your browser to disable cookies, but this action may block our strictly necessary cookies and prevent our Website from functioning properly, and you may not be able to fully utilize all of the Website’s features and services.
Manufacturer’s instructions for managing your browser cookie preferences can be found via the following links:
For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit https://commission.europa.eu/resources-partners/europa-web-guide/design-content-and-development/privacy-security-and-legal-notices/cookies-and-similar-technologies_en.
IX. Contact Information
If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at email@example.com.
This notice is effective December 2020 and was last updated in November 2023.