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Internet privacy policy

Cookies on Our Websites

CSC uses cookies on our websites.  This is done to facilitate easier navigation throughout the website and increase visitor convenience.  Your internet browser is likely to accept these cookies by default, however you can refer to your browser’s help guide if you would like to reject or even delete them from your system.

According to, Cookies [1] are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories.  They are used by web developers to help users navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions.  Due to their core role of enhancing / enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites or specific areas or functionality of such websites.

Cookies are created when a user's browser loads a particular website.  The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file.  Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website's server.  Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded.  These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.

We may use both “session [2]” cookies and “persistent [3]” cookies on the website.  We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and other uses.  We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit; and other uses.

Cookies used by CSC websites do not retrieve any personal information or any information from the visitor’s computer.

To learn more about advertisers’ use of cookies the following links may be helpful:


Log File Information

As is true of most web sites, we and / or our 3rd party tracking-utility partners gather certain information automatically and store it in log files.  This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring / exit pages, operating system of the device used, date / time stamp, and clickstream data.  We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, to administer the Website, to track users’ movements around the Website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

3rd Party Cookies

We may allow third party organisations to set cookies using this website in order to deliver services.

Social Media Features and Widgets

Our Website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Website.  These may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly.  Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website.  Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


Email Cookies

We send emails using Mailchimp for the purposes of issuing News & Alerts to our customers and other registered users, which also has tracking technology.  We use these to understand how well our emails are performing and what links are clicked on by our readers. We then use this information to ensure we send you emails that are relevant and informative to you.


[1] Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies

[2] Session cookies are typically deleted from your computer when you close your browser

[3] Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date

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