Cookies policy

Cookies

Some areas of the GIG website use cookies so that we can serve you better. These are used only when you are on the website.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

GIG's use of cookies

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Specifically we use the following cookies:

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. 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.

More detailed information here:

http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Disabling/enabling cookies

You can choose to refuse cookies or tell your browser to let you know each time that a website tries to set a cookie. Most browsers allow you to manage your current cookies including checking what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. However, refusing cookies may mean some sections of the site will not work properly.

For more information about cookies (including how to turn them off) please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Website usage data

With or without cookies, our website keeps track of usage data, such as the source address that the page request is coming from (i.e. your IP address, domain name), date and time of the page request, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL (such as search criteria). We use this data to better understand website usage so we know what areas of our websites users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting but is not attributed to you as an individual. Full details of our privacy policy can be found here.