By continuing to use this website you consent to the use of data analytics and advertising technologies (including cookies) by us and our Third Party partners on this site and other sites and apps that work with our Third Party partners, this may include:
Transferring your personal data to the United States or other countries; and
Processing your personal data to serve you with personalised ads and content.
Read DAA Consumer Opt Out, Understanding Online Advertising or a guide to online behavioural advertising to learn about interest-based advertising and how to avoid receiving interest-based ads from companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Self-Regulatory Program. Visit AppChoices to find out how to control interest-based advertising on apps on your mobile devices.
Although our services may contain links to other websites or services, we are not responsible for such websites’ or services’ privacy practices. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this website to read the privacy statements of each website you visit before providing your Personal Information.
If you choose not to have your activity tracked by our Third Parties for advertising purposes you may still (from time to time) see non-personalised ads on this website.
What are cookies?
There are two broad categories of cookies, ‘first party cookies’ and ‘third party cookies’. First party cookies are served directly by the website operator to your computer and are used to recognise your computer when it revisits that site. Third party cookies are served by a service provider on behalf of the website operator and can be used to recognise your computer when it visits other websites. Third party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes.
Remember information about you (i.e. preferences and settings);
Better understand how you are using our services;
Improve your user experience;
Provide you with relevant advertising; and
Measure the effectiveness of our advertising.
Functional and Performance cookies can be turned off. Though, “Strictly necessary” cookies can’t be turned off.
Without cookies, your user experience and the services you require on the site may be effected and not function properly.
How do web browsers track your data?
Web browsers use various tracking technology and tools, such as:
Web beacons; and
Types of cookies:
First-party cookies: are set by the website you’re visiting and only that website can read them.
Third-party cookies: are set by someone other than the owner of the website you’re visiting. Some of our web pages may contain content from other sites (i.e. YouTube), which may set their own cookies. Also, if you share a link to a site page, the service you share it on (e.g. Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser. Note, we have no control over Third Party cookies, though you can turn them off. Check the Help section in your browser for more info.
Session cookies: only last as long as your online session and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari).
Persistent cookies: stay on your computer or device after your browser has been closed and last for a time specified in the cookie. For example, to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
Strictly necessary cookies: enable you to effectively use all the different functions of the site. Without them, the services that you require may be effected and not function properly.
Functional cookies: help to personalise and tailor the site to give you the best user experience based on your preferences and settings.
Advertising cookies: use advertising networks to feature targeted ads when you visit. These networks may track your browsing across different sites.
Other tracking technologies: include web beacons, clear GIFs, page tags and web bugs, which some sites use to understand visitors and to target advertising to them. They usually take the form of a small, transparent image that is embedded in a web page or email. They work with cookies and capture data like your IP address, when you viewed the page or email, what device you were using and where you were.
Cross-Device Tracking: is used to track browsing activity across different websites and different devices or apps to match your activity on one device, with your activity on another device. In doing so, personalise the content and advertising shown to you.
Other data sources: may use interest and demographic data from data specialists to better predict what might interest you.
What information is disclosed?
We may appoint Third Party service providers to carry out data processing on our behalf in order to provide our services to you or to fulfil the contractual arrangement that we have with you.
We may share your data with analytics providers and advertising networks (i.e. Google) or social media platforms (i.e. Facebook) to deliver personalised advertising to you via such networks, platforms and search engines.
Also, we may share information with Third Parties:
if we are under a legal or regulatory duty to do so;
if it is necessary to do so to enforce our terms and conditions of sale or other contractual rights;
to lawfully assist the police or security services with the prevention and detection of crime or terrorist activity;
where such disclosure is necessary to protect the safety or security of any persons; or
as permitted under applicable law.
Information may be processed by our Third Party service providers in the United States or in other jurisdictions. By using our website or communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of personal information in this way. Albeit, we are committed to protecting all data collected through our website and in accordance with strict data protection standards.
We do not disclose information to Third Parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not apply to our website hosting partners and other Third Parties who assist us in operating this website. We also disclose information when necessary and appropriate to comply with the law and the protection of rights and property. Any Third Parties who process data on our behalf are required to maintain the confidentiality of the data they process for us.
Third Party advertising partners
We only use advertising technology partners that actively participate in self-regulatory frameworks such as the EDAA, DAA or NAI) and by contractually restricting how browsing data from our services may be used. We also run Third Party auditing services on this website to detect malware and nefarious cookies.
We use Google Analytics to understand how our visitors and users engage with this website, maintain and improve our services, measure the effectiveness of advertising, protect against fraud and abuse and personalise the content you see on Google and on our website. We have not enabled Google AdSense on this website, though we may do so in the future.
We may use Google's advertising services such as AdSense, analytics tools such as Google Analytics or embed video content from YouTube. In doing so, your web browser sends certain information to Google, such as the URL of the page that you’re visiting and your IP address. We may also set cookies on your browser or read cookies that are already there.
If we use Google Advertising features we will not identify users or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature. Unless we have robust notice of our user's prior affirmative (i.e. opt-in) consent to that identification or merger and are using a Google Analytics feature that expressly supports such identification or merger. Irrespective of our users’ consent we will not attempt to disaggregate data that Google reports in aggregate.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Or, opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Third Party advertisers may share data (i.e. browsing patterns, geo-location and device identifiers), to match the information of the browser and devices that appear to be used by the same person. They may use their own marketing data to target you with advertising campaigns on this website. So you may see advertising based on things you have viewed on other websites and information they have collected about you. They do not share this data with us.
All Third Party advertisers are vetted to ensure that they handle your data responsibly. However, their use of the data is within their control and is subject to their own privacy practices.
How to disable cookies and tracking technologies?
Check the Help section in your browser for information about how you can change your browser’s settings to notify you when cookies get sent to it or to block cookies altogether.
Some internet browsers have a “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting, which sends a signal to websites with instructions not to track your browsing.
Web beacons and other tracking technologies can usually be made ineffective by switching off cookies in your browser. There are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons.
To avoid web beacons in emails, you can turn off images in your email service. Check your email’s Help section to find out how.
How to change your browser settings?
You can prevent your browser from being tracked generally by adjusting your browser settings, browsing in ‘private mode’ or using browser add-ons. You can find out how to do this by visiting the relevant support page for your browser, or by using the help function on your browser:
How to change your mobile apps
If you are accessing our services through the web browser on your mobile device, you should follow the details above. However, mobile apps use different technologies to recognise your device. To opt-out of your app usage data being used to target advertising within apps, you should follow the details below.
Go to Settings > Privacy > Advertising
Turn on Limit Ad Tracking
Read more information and find detailed instructions at Apple Support.
Go to Settings
Select Google in the Accounts section
Select Ads in the Privacy section
Tick Opt out of interest-based ads
Read more information and find detailed instructions at Google Ads Help.
Go to Settings
Tap on Privacy
Tap on Advertising ID, and turn off Let apps use my advertising ID for experiences across apps
Read more information and find detailed instructions at Microsoft Account.
How to opt-out from interest-based advertising?
At any time, if you do not want to receive interest-based advertising on this website or across the Internet, you can use the opt-out tools of ad industry bodies, including:
If you do choose to opt-out you will continue to see ads but they may be less relevant to you as they will not be tailored to your interests.
This Cookie Statement was revised and effective on 30 April 2019.