A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit our website and allows us to recognise you as a user. Typically, these contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. Cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier.
Cookies may also be set by the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (third party cookies).
We will generally collect information through the following types of cookies:
Essential Cookies: Cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around our websites or to provide certain basic features, including website security and collecting user consent for cookies (e.g. CloudFlare, Purpose consent cookies);
Statistics: Cookies that monitor the popularity of sections of our website to generate web analytics and for compiling reports on website activity, which may or may not collect personal information (e.g. Google Analytics);
Marketing: Cookies that track users and display advertisements relevant to them, and which may also collect information on what your viewing interests are on the basis of your pages viewed and your interaction with various content on different web pages (e.g. Facebook cookies).
Through cookies, we may also collect your Internet protocol (IP) address, device identifiers, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access the Internet or this website or websites associated with our third party partners. We may also collect data about your interests and preferences which we receive in relation to web pages you have viewed and your interactions with various web pages, as collected through our cookies and cookies installed by our third-party providers to track you online.
The cookies are stored for a period of 13 months maximum unless you clear your cache and the cookies themselves.
Opting Out of Cookies
You may access our Cookie Consent Notice to decline cookies at any time subsequently here.
You can manage the cookies stored on your device as well as stop cookies from being installed on your browser. For more information on how to manage cookies usage on your device, please let us refer you to information found on these topics on allaboutcookies.org, more specifically by clicking on the links below:
Managing the Cookies Stored on Your Device;
Stop Cookies from Being Installed on your Browser.
Please note that if you prefer to block some or all of the cookies Purpose uses, you might lose some of our website’s functionality.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk