Cookie policy

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website, to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to improve our site.

This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes.

 

The cookies which are used :

 

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.

 

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

 

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website. This enables the PCPF to personalise content for you and remember your account preferences.

 

Third-party cookies, Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which PCPF have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. The types of third-party cookies that might be used include:

 

Social buttons . On certain pages of the site you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the webpages. There are buttons for: LinkedIn ‘share’. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of  the PCPF . You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on PCPF ’s site. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

 

Google Analytics. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 

How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and “keep me signed in” and “remember me” features.