This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve the website.

By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as set out by this policy.

1. Information about cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that, if you agree to their use, is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Where used, such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data.

2. The cookies we use

We use the following cookies:

Category Cookie Name Domain Purpose Duration
Visitor Analytics _ga
_gat These cookies are placed by Google Analytics and used to see how our website users navigate the site.

Google Analytics privacy policy

2 years / 1 day / 1 minute
Security SIDCC This cookie is used to protect website users’ data from unauthorised access.

Google privacy policy

3 months
Visitor Analytics NID This cookie is placed by Google and used to remember website users’ preferences and other information. 6 months
Functionality PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP and allows our website to keep track of data in relation to our secure login areas. Session
Visitor Analytics fr If a user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can place cookies on his/her computer through the Loose Ends blog site. These cookies are needed to use the ‘Follow us on Facebook’, Like’ and ‘Share’ functionalities.

Facebook data policy

Visitor Analytics bcookie
lang These cookies are set by LinkedIn for tracking preferences, share buttons and advert tags.

Linkedin privacy policy


3. How you can change your cookie settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can adjust the settings on your browser to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be easily done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer.

However, please be aware that blocking cookies may affect your ability to use the website. You may not be able to access all or parts of the website or use the functionalities contained on it.

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