Last updated: 30 May 2018
Similar to other websites, this Portal uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how the Portal is used.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent on this Portal, and the websites visited just before and just after this Portal.
For further details on cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org where you can find comprehensive information on cookie restriction and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.
We use both first party and third party cookies. That is, both we and third party companies (for example, Google) set cookies through this Portal. We use “analytical” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Portal and which parts of the Portal are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Portal and better serve our readers. We do not generally store any personal information that is collected via our cookies. A full list of our cookies can be found below.
By using this Portal, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above.
3. Refusing Cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies (see below for further details). Please note that 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 website. You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser. Here is how you can adjust your cookie settings in the following browsers:
4. Our Cookies
Here is a list of the cookies we use, their purpose and how long they will remain on your computer (unless you actively delete them earlier):
|Name of Cookie||Purpose||Duration|
|Google Analytics||Google Analytics cookies are used to differentiate one user from another and to pass information from page to page during a single user’s website session. We use Google Analytics to measure how users interact with website content.||up to 2 years|
|Facebook cookies are used to enable users to comment on posts on this Portal. Please note that Facebook may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the commenting service.||up to 2 years|
5. Changes to this Cookies Policy
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.