What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.
How are they used on this site?
This site uses 2 different types of cookie:
- Session Cookies
- Persistent Cookies
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not persistently stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used to deliver basic functions of a website while you are actively using it – for instance during a registration process. Session cookies are generally erased when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This allows the site to deliver functions between browser sessions and subsequent visits. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.
Cookies used on this site?
We use Google Analytics to assist us in redeveloping our websites. Google analytics allows us to measure and learn in aggregate how our website is being used, and to see for example, which are the most popular pages. This will help us ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format. For more information on Google Analytics please visit: https://www.google.com/analytics/
We use YouTube for all our videos on this site. Please visit YouTube for more information concerning their policy on cookies and privacy.
We use the Facebook pixel to track user behaviour. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
We use Squarespace to host and manage our website. Squarespace uses a number of cookies to measure how our website is begin used. For more information please visit: https://squarespace.com
We also use a number of session cookies and a persistent cookie to record your acknowledgement of our cookie usage.