1. Definitions and Interpretation
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means Economic Consulting Associates Ltd, a company registered in England under 3362992, whose registered address is 41 Lonsdale Road, London NW6 6RA, UK and whose main trading address is 41 Lonsdale Road, London, NW6 6RA, UK.
2.2 We use the following types of cookie:
2.2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your downloads, etc.
2.2.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
2.2.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.
2.2.4 Targeting Cookies
It is also important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have clicked on). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.
2.2.5 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
2.2.6 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
2.3 We also use web beacons on Our Site to track your navigation around it. As with analytics cookies described above, web beacons help Us to understand how you use Our Site and enable us to improve it in the future.
2.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
2.5 For more specific details of the cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
3. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
|Name of Cookie||Purpose||Strictly Necessary|
|Google analytics.js (_ga, _gat, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmt )||To gather statistics about the use of Our Site.||No|
|Use and functionality of Security plugin on Our Site.||Yes|
|pid, metrics_token, _twitter_sess, ua, external_referer, guest_id, lang||Twitter.com||Use and functionality of Twitter buttons or widgets.|
4. How You Can Control Cookies
4.1 Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours. Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site specifically, the Twitter social feed.
4.2 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:
4.2.1 Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
4.2.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
4.2.3 Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
4.2.4 Safari (OSX): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
4.2.5 Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
4.2.6 Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
4.2.7 Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
6. Further Information
6.2 For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).
6.3 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: