Cookie policy

Cookie policy

  1. Introduction

1.1    Our website uses cookies.

1.2    Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

  1. About Cookies

2.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

2.2    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

2.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

  1. Cookies that we use

3.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)    authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies);

(b)    status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies);

(c)    personalisation – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise the website for you (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies);

(d)    security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies);

(e)    advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies);

(f)    analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies); and

(g)    cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies).

  1. Cookies used by our service providers

4.1    Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

4.2    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: [identify cookies].

4.3    We partner with a third-party ad network to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies to collect information about your activities on this and other web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.

4.4    Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising.  If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com. You may opt out by clicking here: http://preferences.truste.com/ (or if located in the European Union, by clicking here: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/). Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic advertisements.

  1. Managing cookies

5.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)    http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)    https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)    https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

5.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

5.3    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Our details

6.1    This website is owned and operated by IRITS Events Ltd.

6.2    We are registered in [England and Wales] under registration number 08847356, and our registered office is at Trojan House, 34 Arcadia Avenue, London N3 2JU, United Kingdom.

6.3    Our principal place of business is at Kemp House, 152 City Road, London EC1V 2NX, United Kingdom.

6.4    You can contact us:

(a)    by post, at Kemp House, 152 City Road, London EC1V 2NX, United Kingdom.

(b)    by telephone, on +44 20 7112 5357 or

(c)     by email, at hello@irits.org

 

  1. Data protection officer

7.1     Our data protection officer’s contact details are: Jules Omura, Managing Director, IRITS Events Ltd. His email is jules.omura@irits.org.