1.1.1 applies to all users of the platform; and
1.1.2 may be amended by vGroup at any time, consistent with the requirements of applicable laws and regulations. Any revisions will take effect from the date on which the amended Policy is published. This version was last updated on 28/02/2021.
2 What is a cookie?
2.1 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
2.2 You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Find out how to change cookie settings in your browser.
2.3 However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our platform.
3.2 We use the following types of cookies:
3.2.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our platform, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
3.2.2 Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
3.2.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our platform. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language).
3.2.4 Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our platform, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our platform and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
3.2.5 Web beacons. Web beacons are small images that are placed in an email which tell us whether you have opened an email that we have sent you. We use web beacons to help us measure success of marketing campaigns.
4 Third Party Cookies
4.2 We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of any third parties, including in relation to any backlinks that direct you to the Platform. To opt-out of third parties collecting any data regarding your use of our platform, please refer to their websites for further information.