Last Revised 13 April 2020
This policy explains the different types of Cookies used on this Website and how you can control them.
1. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).
2. Types of Cookies
We may use own and third-party Cookies on this Website. These may be considered session Cookies (if they expire when the user leaves our Website) or persistent (if expiration of Cookies takes longer).
Also, the Cookies may be:
These Cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you, which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Website will not then work.
Performance and Analytics Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They let us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Website. All the information that these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous.
If you do not allow these cookies, we will not be able to monitor this Website performance and obtain relevant statistics to improve our services.
These Cookies allow the provision of enhanced functionality and personalisation (e.g. location and language of the user).
If you disable these Cookies, some or all of these functionalities may not work properly and our Website may not perform as smoothly for you as we would like.
Targeting & Advertising Cookies
These Cookies may be set through our Website by us and/or by our advertising partners. They may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on this and other sites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. You can choose not to allow these cookies and opt-out at any time.
3. Cookies on the Website
Purpose: This cookie is used to identify unique users and follow up the session of the user (sites visited and duration).
Duration: Two weeks
Purpose: Identifies logged users in site members
Name: TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced by a random series of numbers and letters)
Name: TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced by a random series of numbers and letters)
4.How to change Cookie settings
You are entitled to configure the Cookies. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled (in particular the essential and functionality cookies), then some of this Website’s features may not operate as intended. However, even if the Cookies are disabled, the browser collects certain essential information for the basic operation of the Website.
You can disable the cookies from the preferences section of your browser. Also, you can configure your browser to advise you when a server requests to store a Cookie. Please find below the steps to manage cookie settings, which depend on your browser: