Last Updated 13 September 2020.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Like most Platforms, we use technologies that are similar to small data files placed on your device allowing us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our Platform.
We may use the terms “cookies” or “similar technologies” interchangeably in our policies to refer to all technologies that we may use to store data in your browser or device or that collect information or help us identify you in the manner described above.
Generally, these technologies allow our Platform to store relevant information in your browser or device and later read that information in order to identify you to our servers or internal systems. Where applicable, we protect our cookies and other similar technologies to help ensure that only we and/or our authorised service providers can interpret them by assigning them a unique identifier that is designed for interpretation only by us. We do not store any of your personal information on any of our cookies or other similar technologies.
Any personal information that we collect and store through use of these technologies is first obtained through notice and consent. We obtain your consent by providing you with transparent notice of use of the technologies and providing you with the opportunity to make a choice to disable these technologies as set forth above.
Our uses of such technologies fall into the following general categories:
Use of These Technologies by Authorised Third-Party Service Provider
We may work with third-party companies, commonly known as service providers, who are authorised to place third-party cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies for storing information on our Platform with our permission. These service providers help us to provide you with a better, faster, and safer experience.
Deleting, Disabling, and Opting Out of Cookies and Similar Technologies
We offer certain Platform features, services, applications, and tools that are available only through the use of these technologies. You are always free to block, delete, or disable these technologies if your browser, installed application, or device so permits. However, if you decline cookies or other similar technologies, you may not be able to take advantage of certain Platform features, services, applications, or tools. You may also be required to re-enter your password more frequently during your browsing session.
For more information on how you can block, delete, or disable these technologies, please review your browser or device settings. The preferences for each browser you use will need to be set separately and different browsers offer different functionality and options.
To delete session cookies, simply close your web browser or turn off your computer or device power source. The session cookies will be deleted automatically.
Simply closing your web browser or turning off your computer will not delete persistent cookies. In order to delete persistent cookies, you will need to manually delete them through your browser’s settings options.
You can disable both session and persistent cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser. For further information on deleting, disabling or blocking cookies, please visit AboutCookies.org.
If you would like to opt-out of web beacons and all other types of technologies we employ on our Platform, you may do so by blocking, deleting, or disabling them as your browser or device permits.
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
If you receive any marketing communications from us and would no longer like to be contacted by us, please send a request to be opted out of marketing communications to firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the opt-out functionality in the marketing email.