Last updated: 04 June 2019
If you do not accept the use of these cookies or similar technologies, please disable them by following the instructions in this policy below or by changing your browser settings so that cookies or similar technologies from the Cain International website (the ‘Website’) cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.
- What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that uniquely identify your browser or device. The cookie file is stored on your browser. When you return to that website (or visit websites that use the same cookies) these websites recognize the cookies and your browsing device.
- Categories of cookies
Cookies do many different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies can tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Website before or whether you are a new visitor.
There are different categories of cookies, including:
- First-party cookies, which are served directly by us to your computer or device.
- Third-party Cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf. We use third party cookies for performance and analytics purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the Website to recognise your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
- What types of cookies do we use and how do we use them?
The types of cookies and similar technologies used by us and our partners in connection with the Website can be classified as 'analytics and performance cookies'. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.
Type of cookie
What it does
How to block cookies
We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Website is accessed, used, or is performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
We use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics tool that helps us understand how users engage with the Website. Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track user interactions, as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how users use our site. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve the Website. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. For more information on Google Analytics, see here . You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The specific cookies used are:
_ga which is used to distinguish users and has an expiration time of two years.
_gid which is used to distinguish users and has an expiration time of 24 hours.
_gat _XXXX (XXXX is your Google Analytics ID number) which is used to limit the collection of analytics on high traffic sites and has an expiration time of one minute.
Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below .
- How to control or delete cookies
You have the option to opt out of having your browsing activity within websites recorded by performance cookies. We use Google to provide analytics on our Website and you can opt out of their cookies by clicking on the link provided. Please note that this will take you to Google's website and will stop any further cookies being set by Google.
You should remember that if you block performance cookies, we cannot learn about your preferences or about what you like or don’t like in relation to our website. Please note that if you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience on our Website will be as good as it could otherwise be.
- Changes to this policy
We will occasionally update this policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in cookies, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Website. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this policy or any of our other policies.
- Need more information?
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
- Cookies that have been set in the past
If you have disabled one or more cookies, we will still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.
- Contact us
If you have any questions or comments about this policy, or privacy matters generally, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.