Last modified: 11 Feb 2016
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or other device used to visit a website (hereinafter all together: “computer”). When a cookie is stored on your computer, the Website server can recognise your computer. Cookies are used to make websites work more effectively but also to provide certain information to the owner of the website.
Cookies on our Website
We collect and use the following information;
Usage Details and IP Addresses. We may collect statistical information about our Website users’ equipment, browsing actions and patterns. Such information derives from your visit to, any navigation of, the Website. The information may include, for example: (a) traffic, location data, logs and other communication data; (b) information regarding, the resources that you access; and (c) information about your computer and Internet connection, (e.g. including your IP address, operating system and browser type), for system administration.
- estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- store information about your preferences, allowing us to customise our Website according to your individual interests; and
- recognise you when you return to our Website.
We use the following cookies as described in the table below.
|Cookie||Name||Purpose||Placed by||Information captured||Accessed by||Expires|
|CSRF (Cross-site request forgery)||csrftoken||CSRF validation (i.e. to verify input on forms and to guard against CSRF (cross-site request forgery’) vulnerabilities)||Website engine||Website engine|
|Session tracking||sessionid||enable the core of the site to work properly when admin users log on||Website engine||Website engine||End of session|
|to monitor and report on our website usage such as the number of visitors to the site, search phrases used to find us, pages visited on the site and time spent on the site||cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited|
* Please note that the “Data sharing settings” have been “turned off” to avoid that Google is allowed to use the data for its own purpose and no other Google-services are being used in combination with Google Analytic-cookies. Find out more about Google Analytics privacy please visit Google Analytics privacy overview
Rejecting and deleting cookies
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can configure your browser to accept cookies, block cookies or to inform you when cookies are created. You can also choose to delete all the cookies that are stored on your computer. The procedure for managing cookie settings differ from browser to browser, but usually you can alter the settings in the menu for tools or options. If you decide to block cookies, the Website's functionality may be limited.
You can read more about cookies and how to delete or block cookies on the following website: www.allaboutcookies.org
In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail.