Cookie Policy September 2018

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the TRP cookie policy. Please note that the applicability of the information provided below in respect of our use of cookies will vary according to which platform you are accessing: details are provided below.

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive and which, once added, helps analyse web traffic or lets us know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. By continuing to browse on our websites and platforms, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in accordance with this policy.

We use Google Analytics cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer.

You can choose to accept or decline certain cookies. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website or accessing certain areas or services. You can find instructions on how to remove cookies using the links in the ‘changing your cookies’ section of this policy.

Our use of cookies

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 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 our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our websites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose, and pool this information with anonymised information provided to us by third parties.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

All websites and platforms

Cookie details Purpose
Google analytics:

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Google Analytics is used by millions of websites the world over and these anonymised cookies help us see how people use our site, including where people find out about us, which pages they visit and how long they spend on the site. For an overview of privacy at Google, click here.

In addition to the general cookies referred to above, the following cookies may be set when you visit these sites by WordPress, which powers these properties:

Cookie details Purpose
WordPress:

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These cookies are used by the content management system we use to power our website, to see if a user is logged in, and if not in place may mean the site doesn’t work in the expected fashion.

Remarketing cookies

We use remarketing services from Google and Facebook. Using these tracking cookies relevant ads can be served to users based on past visits to our websites. You can opt out of the use of these cookies at any time by changing your settings in the relevant parties’ ad settings.

Third party cookies

Please note that third parties (including for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Accordingly, when you view and interact with our content on other platforms, for example on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, those platforms may also use cookies. We are not responsible for such cookies, and if you are in any doubt about the cookie policies of those platforms, we would suggest that you review them at the following links:

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all 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.

Changing your cookie settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org or http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics, you can visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.