Introduction and scope
To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant content to our site visitors and members, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This statement provides you with information about cookies and how to control them for this website.
What is a cookie
A cookie is a small file, typically consisting of letters and numbers, that is placed on your computer when you access the Site and allows us to recognize you each time you visit the Site. Cookies are useful because they improve the website’s functionality and overall performance and provide the user with a more personalized experience. They also help us to understand how visitors are using our website and the services provided therein.
Cookies that we use
There are two broad categories of cookies: First-party cookies (served directly by us to your device) and third-party cookies (served by a third party, e.g., Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn).
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies,” meaning that they are saved after your browser is closed. When you open your browser and browse the internet again, persistent cookies can be used by the website to recognize your computer. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the correct functioning of this Site and do not require user’s consent, such as those ensuring that the content of a page loads quickly and effectively by distributing the workload across numerous computers or else those providing security. Other cookies are still reasonably necessary or important, but they are not strictly essential and, therefore, require user’s consent. For these cookies (i.e. analytics), we will request your consent before placing them on your device. Please note that disabling or blocking some or all of the categories of cookies will affect the functionality of the Site and may impact your access and experience with our Site and the services we are able to offer. Any of your cookies’ preferences are limited to this Site only and not to other third-party owned websites or any other webpages, which may be hyperlinked to this Site.
For more detailed information on the specific cookies installed per each category, please visit the Cookie Preference Center here.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8–11, Safari, Firefox and Opera).
How to accept, control and delete our cookies
Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent. For performance and functionality cookies, we request your consent by clicking the “Accept All Cookies” button, or through our cookie settings or your browser cookie settings before placing them on your device.
If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance or functionality cookies at any time, you will need to modify your preferences in the Cookie Preference Center or delete, block and/or disable cookies via your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. Otherwise, you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details, or you can click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser:
On mobile devices:
Please note that disabling or blocking some or all the categories of cookies will affect the functionality of the website and may impact your access to and experience with our website and the services we are able to offer.
For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may wish to visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/, https://www.aboutcookies.org/ or https://cookiepedia.co.uk/, which contain general information about cookies and comprehensive information on how to modify the cookie settings on a wide variety of browsers and how to delete cookies from your computer.