A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
1.1 We use the following cookies:
1.1.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to make use of our registration and purchase process for the Virtual Conferences and attend Virtual Conferences.
1.1.2 Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
1.1.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
1.1.4 Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
1.2 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
This cookie is used to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Site and recognise you when you return to our Site.
This cookie is used for cybersecurity purposes.
This cookie is used to identify the user's session.
1.3 Except for essential cookies, all our cookies will expire after 26 months.
1.4.5 We also use the payment facility “Stripe” in order to process payments on our Site. Further information about the Cookies Stripe uses can be found at: https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal.
1.5 Please note we have no control over third parties or how they set their own cookies.
1.6 Removing Cookies – You may change your website browser setting to withdraw consent and reject cookies or manage your cookie preferences at any time. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site, the Interactive Services and/or the Virtual Conferences.
1.7 You may change your website browser settings to deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, and further manage the use of these types of cookies.
1.8 For further information about cookies and how to disable cookies depending on your web browser please see the UK Information Commissioner’s Office guidance which can be found at https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/.
This Cookies Policy was created May 2021.