You may not have given any thought to how websites use data to make sure that you receive content and digital marketing of interest to you. In order to provide you with specifically selected content and marketing materials, the parties involved require information to be collected and processed. This commonly includes information about the devices you use (such as laptops and mobile phones), your location and information obtained from your browsing activities such as which content (or types of content) you interact with, and how you interact with it. This information is collected using cookies and other similar technologies such as tag, pixels and device identifiers (for ease, we will refer only to "cookies" in this policy but it covers all similar types of technology) which are deployed on or collected from your device when you land on a website or access content through a mobile app.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies that are required for the operation of our event platform or website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website (including to access our event space).
- Analytical and performance cookies: these allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website and event platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website and event platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
- Functionality cookies: these are used to recognise you when you return to our website and our event platform. 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).
Some of the cookies that we use are triggered/placed each time you visit our website and are deleted when you close your browser. These cookies are therefore temporary and are known as session cookies. Some other cookies (known as persistent cookies) have a longer lifetime (which varies cookie by cookie) and will be stored on your device until their expiration date.
You can 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 strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website or our event platform.