1 April 2016

Cookies

Our server automatically recognises and stores the domain name of visitors to our websites. In addition, our websites use cookies (both first and third party) which may automatically collect information from you such as pages viewed.

A cookie is a packet of information stored on your computer that allows our server to identify and interact more effectively with your computer. We also use cookies for tracking the statistics of our websites which means that we can better understand your needs and interests as well as improve the layout and functionality of our websites.

Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. It may be possible to set your browser to refuse to accept cookies however, if you do not accept them, you may not be able to experience the full functionality of our websites, products, services or apps.

We sometimes embed photos and video content from other websites such as Vimeo and YouTube. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, when you use one of the 'share' buttons on our websites, a cookie may be sent by the service you have chosen to share content through. The AICD does not control the dissemination of these cookies; you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

In addition, if you linked to our websites from a third party website, we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party website and recommend that you check the policy of that third party website and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

As you navigate through our websites or access and use our products, services and apps, some information may be gathered by us without you actively providing it by using various technologies such as cookies, Internet tags or web beacons and navigational data collection (log files, server logs, and clickstream data). For example, we may collect information about matters including but not limited to the date, time and duration of visits as well as which pages of our websites, products, services or apps are most commonly accessed. This information is generally not linked to the identity of visitors, except when accessed via links in an electronic communication we may have sent to you or where we are able to uniquely identify your device or you as a user accessing our websites, our products, services or apps.

We may combine your anonymous or personal visitor session information (or other information collected through tracking technologies) with other personal information collected from you from time to time so that we may understand and measure your online experiences and determine what products, promotions and services are likely to be of interest to you. By accessing our websites, products, services or apps via links in an email we have sent and/or by accessing our websites, products, services or apps where you have identified yourself to us, you consent to the collection of such information if it is personal information.

Each time you visit our websites our server collects anonymous information, known as click-stream data, including the type of browser and system you are using, the address of the website you have come from and move to after your visit and the date and time of your visit and your server's IP address. We may collect this information for statistical purposes to find out how our websites are used and navigated, including the number of hits, the frequency and duration of visits, most popular session times. We may also use this information to evaluate and improve the performance of our websites.