WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small, simple file that is sent with pages from this website and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard disk. The stored information can be sent back to our servers when you next visit our site. Cookies from Google Analytics are used on our website.
USE OF PERMANENT COOKIES
By using a permanent cookie, we can recognise you at your next visit. This means the website can be geared to your preferences. In this way, you don’t have to state your preferences at each visit, saving you time and making your visit to our website more user-friendly. You can remove permanent cookies in your browser settings.
The American company Google places cookies on our website as part of their Analytics service. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on visitors’ use of our website. Google can give this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or in so far as the third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We cannot influence this. We have given Google permission to use the analytics information for other Google services. The information collected by Google is anonymised wherever possible. The information is transferred to Google and stored by them on servers in the United States.
TURNING COOKIES ON AND OFF AND REMOVING THEM
You will find more information about turning cookies on and off and removing them in the instructions and/or via your browser’s Help menu.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?
The following websites contain information about cookies:
Consumers’ organisation: “What are cookies?”
Consumers’ organisation: “What are cookies for?”
Consumers’ organisation: “Removing cookies”
Consumers’ organisation: “Turning off cookies”