Cookies Policy

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

The cookies in use on our Website are for Google Analytics, Convert.com (a website optimization tool designed to test different content),for social sharing buttons for Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest and for other analytical purposes as indicated below.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our Website. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our Website.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the Website before and what site referred the visitor to the Website.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Website – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

Interaction with social networks

This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application, for example if you wish to share an article from this Website on Facebook. These include Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+.
The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to your privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when you do not use it. For full details on individual social media services please refer to our privacy policy.

Convert.com

Convert.com is a testing tool which uses cookies designed to improve user experience by testing different web pages to see which users prefer. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information from these cookies is aggregated rendering it anonymous. It is therefore used only to improve how this Website works.

WPML

This helps remember your choice of language when using our Website – see https://wpml.org for further information.

Speed Test Tool cookie

This is used in relation to our internet provider speed test and helps us to analyse if you have taken the test before.

Icegram

This is used to help remember if a pop-up has been shown and/or dismissed before – see https://www.icegram.com for further information.

WordPress

We use these to help verify who you are – see https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies for further information.

CrazyEgg 

It is Crazy Egg’s policy to use first-party cookies (small text files that Crazy Egg stores locally on your computer) for one or more of the following purposes: to help identify whether a visitor is a first time visitor, or has visited previously (provided that it will not store identifiers that can be used to personally identify such visitors); assess usage patterns and perform traffic analysis; identify preferences; diagnose problems with servers; analyse trends; and otherwise administer its products and services. Such cookies do not include Personally Identifiable Information such as name, phone number, e-mail address or mailing address, nor does Crazy Egg link cookies to such Personally Identifiable Information in its servers or databases. For more information please see Crazy Egg’s Privacy Policy. For information on how to opt-out please see the Opt-Out Instructions.

Hotjar

Hotjar is a user feedback tool which uses cookies to remember whether you have responded to or minimised a feedback poll on the Website. For more information please see Hotjar’s Privacy Policy.

Links on third party sites

If you visit a third party site through clicking a link on this Website some of these websites may have their own cookies. For example, some of the sites we link to are advertisers who will place a tracking cookie once you reach their site in order to understand which website referred the visitor. You can read more about links to third party sites and how this website is funded here.

Should further cookies be added to this Website this page will be updated accordingly.