WHAT ARE COOKIES?
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Our websites use three kinds of cookie (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK’s (“ICC”) Cookie guide):
- Strictly necessary cookies;
- Performance cookies; and
- Targeting cookies.
For more information on these categories, please see the EU Cookie guide available here.
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
These are essential to enable you to move around our websites and to allow the features of the sites to work correctly. Without these, services you request – such as navigating between pages – cannot be provided.
These enable us to collect information about how you use our websites or read our publications, for instance which pages are viewed by visitors most frequently. All information collected in this way is used to improve how our websites work or the effectiveness of our client publications.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
CONSENT & CONTROL
When you sign up via our website to receive services which we are aware use performance or targeting cookies or clear gifs (see above) or their equivalent, we will inform you as part of the registration process and ask you to consent to these. If you do not wish to consent then please do not sign up for the service.
If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. The “Help” function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains information on how to block cookies from a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.
Please note that by deleting or blocking cookies, our websites may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.