Cookies Notice


How we deploy “cookies”
Cookies are small packets of information stored by your web browser when you visit certain websites, including our website. Cookies are generally used by websites to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either strictly for the duration of your visit (using a “Session” cookie which is erased when you close your browser) or for repeat visits (using a “Permanent” cookie). 
We do not use cookies to store any personally identifiable information about you. However, please be advised that in some countries data such as cookie IDs and IP-/MAC- addresses are considered to be personal information. To the extent we process such data that is considered personal information, this will be done in accordance with our Privacy Notice.
  
Our site uses the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies
We deploy cookies to help us to identify how users navigate to and around our website and to enable some of the features within the site that may be beneficial to you (for example, language preferences, or print page features). This helps us deliver an effective online service to you. These are known as “First Party” cookies.
The strictly necessary cookies are listed below:
Cookie Name Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId
 
Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
 
CookieConsent
 
Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
 
CMSCsrfCookie
 
Session ID for Kentico
   
 
Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow our sites to remember choices you make (such as user name, or region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.  These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web page which you can customise.  The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
The functionality cookies are listed below:
Cookie Name Purpose
CookieConsentBulkTicket
 
Enables cookie consent across multiple websites
 
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YouTube.com statistics
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
 
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
 
_gid
 
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
 
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
 
GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
 
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
 
Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
 
YSC
 
Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
 
CMSPreferredCulture
 
Registers preferred culture in Kentico
 
Performance cookies
We may also use cookies issued by third parties (“Third Party” cookies) to track the websites you visited or search terms you used immediately prior to visiting this site, or to collect information about how visitors use the site.  We use Google Analytics for this purpose.  Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information that identify a visitor.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how the site works.  You can find out more about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies .
You can avoid the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our site by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin available via this link: 
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
 
The performance cookies are listed below:
 
Cookie Name Purpose
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
Social Media Cookies 
These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our site or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+.  The social network will record that you have done this.  This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.
The social media cookies are listed below:
Cookie Name Purpose
   
   
   
   
 
How to reject cookies
If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can alter your browser settings.  The procedure for doing so varies from one browser application to another.  If you wish to reject cookies from our site, but wish to accept those from other sites, you may choose the option in your browser settings to receive a notice before a cookie is stored on your device.  Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. 
 
To find out more, please consult the following:  http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookiies  and www.youronlinechoices.com .  By disabling cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some features of our site or certain content or functionality may not be available.