What are cookies?
Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.
By using the Website you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Website.
Further, where you give permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Website but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Website.
If you wish to block or delete cookies, or you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.
What do we do with cookies?
We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Website and which features of our Website are most popular. We use this information to improve the Website.
What cookies do we use on our website?
The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Website and the purposes for which they are used:
|Google Analytics||No||These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website. For more information about Google Analytics please see: https://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html||How long a Google Analytics cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some Google Analytics cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete Google Analytics cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your cookies within the browser’s settings.|
Google AdWords and advertising services
|No||Google advertising tracking cookies enables Google and Toshiba to understand if you complete certain actions the website after you have seen or clicked through one of our adverts served via Google. Based on the content you have engaged with on our websites Google are able to deliver some targeted adverts across other Google partner websites||Google AdWords cookies expire 30 days after they were initially issued|
|Website||No||Cookies are used to aid the user’s experience on our site and to provide statistical evidence about a user’s session.||How long a Website cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to one year.|
What happens when you refuse, block or delete cookies?
Can you block cookies?
For further information on cookie management within your browser, please visit the support pages:
- Microsoft Edge (https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy)
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies)
- Google Chrome (https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647)
- Mozilla Firefox (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences)
- Safari (https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411)