A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or another device. A cookie enables the entity that put the cookie on your device to recognise it across different websites, services, devices, and browsing sessions. By storing such information, cookies can, among other things, remember your preferences and settings for the Services and helps us analyse how you use the Services. To see the categories of cookies that we use, please see Section 4 of this Policy.
Web beacons or pixel tags and similar technologies are small bits of code, which are embedded in web pages, ads, and e-mail, that communicate with third parties. Pixel tags can collect information such as the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears; the URL of the page on which the pixel tag appears; the time the page containing the pixel tag was viewed; the type of browser that fetched the pixel tag; and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. We may use web beacons, for example, to count the number of users who have visited a particular web page, to deliver or communicate with cookies, and to understand usage patterns. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to comprehend whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
Our websites use these technologies for the following general purposes:
Administering and improving our Services, including helping us measure and research the effectiveness of our content, features, advertisements, and other communications. For example, we measure which pages and features website visitors are accessing and how much time they are spending on our web pages. We may include web beacons in e-mails, for example, to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
Storing your sign-in credentials and preferences so that you don’t have to enter those credentials and preferences every time you log on to a Service.
Helping us and third parties provide you with relevant content and advertising by collecting information about your use of our Services and other websites.
Cookies are an essential part of our Services, so you should be aware that if you choose to remove cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Services.
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 and to use online forms. These can be disabled in your browser but may prevent certain parts of the Services from functioning.
These cookies help us to determine the source and amount of traffic to the Services and help us to understand better how our visitors use the Services. If you choose to disable these cookies, it will impact our ability to measure the performance of the Services.
These cookies help us to enhance the functionality of our website, including through the use of customisation or personalisation. Third parties may set these cookies. Disabling these cookies may prevent certain parts of the Services from functioning.
Advertising or Targeting Cookies
Advertising or targeting cookies may be set by third parties to facilitate the delivery of targeted advertising, including through the delivery of interest-based advertising, and help us measure the effectiveness of our campaigns. If you disable these cookies, you may receive less relevant or targeted advertising.
If you have any questions or comments regarding our Policy, please contact us at:
1 St Katharine’s Way, St Katharine’s & Wapping,
London E1W 1UN