A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. Cookies are widely used to make websites work and to improve their efficiency, as well as to provide website usage information to the website owner.
What cookies do we use?
Our website uses three kinds of cookie (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK's Cookie guide: Strictly Necessary cookies, Performance cookies and Functionality cookies. For more information on these categories, please see the ICC's Cookie guide.
These enable us to collect information about how you use our website or read our publications, for instance which pages are viewed by visitors most frequently. All information collected in this way is used to improve how our websites work or the effectiveness of the materials that we publish. We use the following performance cookies on our website:
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
• Google Analytics
These cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to remember your preferences. If you are known to us and we hold your details, we may use this information to help us build up your profile based on your web journey, and choices. For example, if you access our website from a link in an email we sent to you, these cookies will allow us to track your web journey.
• Session ID
• Cookie Consent
Third party websites
How to turn off cookies completely
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of many websites. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies.