We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications.
[Why we collect your data via cookie or other technology?]
By collecting your data, it allows us to understand what your needs and wants are, provide personalised content.
Cookies and IP Addresses
When you visit one of our websites, we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer or device.
[Essential and Functional Cookies]
These cookies are essential for the running of our websites, including the Platform. Without the use of these cookies parts of our websites would not function.
[Analytical Performance Cookies – google]
We use these types of cookies to monitor our websites performance and how their users may use it. These cookies provide us with information that helps us provide better products to their users and also to identify any areas that may need maintenance.
The list of cookies:
|Cookie name||Expiration time||What it does?|
|idh||24 hours||Used to keep user logged in in the application|
|locale||1 year||Stores selected language and is used again after user authorizes|
|affiliate||1 year, until accessed again||Keeps track of affiliate user id for currently logged in user, it is deleted just after it is accessed for read|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
|__utmc||End of browser session||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|__utmv||2 years from set/update||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
We may also track IP addresses. An IP Address is a number that can identify an Internet Service Provider and country location. It cannot provide personal information.
You are not obliged to accept cookies and may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. The browser you use to surf the web not only allows you to see the cookies that you have got but also allows you to control their use.
You can control them by allowing them, deleting them individually or deleting all of them. You can also set your browser to not accept cookies altogether. If this option is selected, you should be aware that many websites will not function properly or at all. It may be possible to set your browser to not accept cookies and ask for your consent before each cookie is set on your device. This gives you control over what is set on your device, however has the drawback of slowing down your browsing experience.
There are different levels of control too. You are able to prevent just third party cookies being deployed. In order to manage your cookies, please select your browser from the list below and follow the instructions:
[Useful information about Cookies]
Further information about cookies can be found on the all About Cookies allaboutcookies.org
[Web Beacons and URL tracking]
As part of our email communications and website analyses, we may use web beacons and track URL’s.
Web beacons are electronic files that count users who access a website or page and can also allow us to see if a cookie has been activated.
Tracked URLs will count the amount of clicks on a web page.
You can’t decline web beacons, however by preventing cookies being used on your computer, you can prevent web beacons from tracking your activity. For information about managing your cookie options, please click here.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF YOU DISABLE COOKIES, MANY SERVICES ON OUR WEBSITES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO YOU, PARTICULARLY THOSE THAT CONTAIN PERSONALISED CONTENT AS OUTLINED IN THE SECTION PERSONALISED CONTENT.
Our Apps require access to the following services on your mobile device: UDID, MAC address, or other applicable device identifier. We send this information to our servers for the purpose of validating free trials. We do not share this information with any 3rd parties.
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