We collect non-personally identifiable information passively using ‘cookies’ to enhance your surfing experience. All data we retrieve from our cookies is used to understand the customer experience on the website with the aim to improve the performance and usability on the website. All data we retrieve from our cookies is anonymous and is only used to understand the customer experience on the website with the aim to improve the performance and usability on this website.
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser and/or are placed on your computer in order to identify your web browser and the activities of your computer on our website and other websites. When you browse our website again in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify us the website of your previous activities. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or activity the user had taken in the past.
This can include clicking particular buttons, logging in, or a record of which pages were visited by the user even months or years ago. Although cookies cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer, tracking cookies and especially third-party tracking cookies are commonly used as ways to compile long-term records of individuals' browsing histories.
The website uses different types of cookies.
- Functional cookies
These cookies enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences. They are necessary to enable you to move about the website or to provide certain features you have requested.
- Analytical cookies
These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better user experience. We may use analytics cookies to allow us to statistically and anonymously monitor how you are using our Website (e.g. which pages you find useful and which you do not) and to identify which pages are being visited most frequently.
- Marketing cookies
To support our communications we embed the content of social media channels such as YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter and we make use of sharing possibilities on social networks. The channels we are using may present cookies from these websites and we do not control these. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these cookies.
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You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, you may reset your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to reject cookies generally if you prefer. Please visit the websites of the different browsers to learn how to block the storage of cookies.
- Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=en_US
- Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
- Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
While you are not required to accept our cookies to access our website, if you reject cookies, certain features, resources of our website may not work properly and you may experience some loss of convenience or functionality. You will likely have to re-enter all of your usernames and passwords on all of the websites that you visit, which you previously didn’t even have to think about. As mentioned before, cookies can be a real asset to your web surfing experience.