Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name: Purpose: More Information:
Session These cookies may be used to keep track of the current user’s session – for example to provide specific functionality to certain visitors, such as logged in users. Some parts of the website may not function correctly if these cookies are not stored. More Info »
Google Analytics We use Google Analytics to collect general statistics about website users – such as the number of visitors, most popular pages accessed, typical time spent on the site, broad geographic location of users, details of any errors experienced etc. In turn, this data is used by us to improve the website – e.g. to improve the site navigation or to create new content that is likely to be popular with visitors.
AddThis AddThis provides some social media buttons that are included upon pages on this site. By default our website automatically prevents any cookies from being set by AddThis (and associated services) when you visit pages that contain these buttons. However, cookies may be set by AddThis and/or other services if you click on one of the AddThis buttons. More Info »
DoubleClick This is used by Google to track your interactions or views of their adverts. More Info »
Media 6 Degrees These cookies are used by Media6Degrees for tracking. Media6 Degrees is an analytics company that is part of a network of sites for AddThis. More Info »
.vimeo.com These cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information. More Info »
.player.vimeo.com These cookies are used by Vimeo to track information about how the Vimeo service is being used, so Vimeo can make improvements and report on performance. More Info »
.go.affec.tv The main business activity is: Advertising/Behavioural Targeting Technology. The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Targeting/Advertising More Info »
.pinterest.com Pinterest sharing linked via the ShareThis sharing button is used on this site. Unique identifiers given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to ShareThis. More Info »
.adnxs.com Adnxs.com is run by AppNexus, a company that provides data and analytics helping businesses buy and sell online advertising. You can automatically Opt-Out from receiving ib.adnxs.com cookies by clicking on the ib.adnxs Opt-Out page More Info »
.semasio.net Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits. More Info »
.bluekai.com The Oracle Data Cloud helps advertisers reach broad audiences online who may be interested in their products or services. More Info »
.adsrvr.org Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. More Info »
.rfihub.com Stands for Rocket Fuel Inc. hub. This domain is owned by Rocketfuel. The main business activity is: Advertising. The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Targeting/Advertising More Info »
.ibeu2.mookie1.com This domain is owned by Media Innovation Group, as US based digital marketing business. The main business focus is providing targeted online marketing services. The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Targeting/Advertising More Info »
.mathtag.com Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. More Info »
.w55c.net w55c.net is a domain used by dataxu when directed by a customer, to place cookies on the computers of visitors to our customer’s websites and those who view advertisements. The domain w55c.net will NOT install any software on your computer or mobile device. More Info »
.tapad.com This domain is owned by Tapad Inc. a US based company that provides technology to track users across devices to enhance targeting capabilities. More Info »
.yahoo.com These cookies are set on pages with the Flickr widget. They can be attributed to both Flickr and Yahoo! (who own Flickr). The B cookies are set for all users. Yahoo! may use collected information to serve you ads based on your web-surfing activity and interests. More Info »
.crwdcntrl.net Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising. More Info »
.weborama.fr Used by the advertising platform Weborama to determine the visitor’s interests based on pages visits, content clicked and other actions on the website.
.weborama.com Used by the advertising platform Weborama to determine the visitor’s interests based on pages visits, content clicked and other actions on the website.
.turn.com Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits More Info »
.tidaltv.com This domain is owned by Videology. The main business activity is: Advertising. The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Targeting/Advertising More Info »
.audiencemanager.de Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. More Info »
.demdex.net Via a unique ID that is used for semantic content analysis, the user’s navigation on the website is registered and linked to offline data from surveys and similar registrations to display targeted ads. More Info »
.dpm.demdex.net Via a unique ID that is used for semantic content analysis, the user’s navigation on the website is registered and linked to offline data from surveys and similar registrations to display targeted ads. More Info »
.advertising.com This domain is owned by Advertising.com (AOL). The main business activity is: Advertising. It appears that this specific sub-domain is dedicated to video based advertising following the acquisition of Adap.tv by AOL. The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Targeting/Advertising More Info »
.tubemogul.com Cookie is used by TubeMogul that provides a platform that is designed to help advertisers place advertisements into videos that you view while online. More Info »
.tribalfusion.com Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing. More Info »

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.