Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently and also to provide information on visitor behaviour to the website owner.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
Types of cookies which are used on this website:
- Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser until you close the browser. They enable certain site functionality, and are used to allow you to register for and login to features such as the VISLINK Portal.
- Persistent cookies – these are cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (how long depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie). The types of persistent cookies we keep are as follows:
- User Preferences – we use these cookies to store your preferences on the site, such as the volume when playing videos or the amount of articles to display when viewing our news stories.
- Site Analytics – we use Google Analytics to help analyse use of our website. This analytical tool collects standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
Our cookies do not hold personal information.
How do I disable/enable cookies?
You can block any cookies from any website through your browser settings. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the About cookies website.
During your visit to our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. This typically takes the form of embedded content from websites such as YouTube and social media bookmarks. When you visit a page with content embedded from these websites and opt to interact with this content you will be presented with cookies from them. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the third party websites for more information.