This policy was last amendedon 17/07/2023
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your electronic device (computer, tablet, mobile phone, etc.) that often contains aunique identifier; this is stored on your local hard drive in your internet browser files. The purpose of the cookie can be to remember what blogs you have read, or your browsing habits in general. This cookie is retrieved from your local drive upon access to that website from the same browser. Additional information can be found at: https://commission.europa.eu/resources-partners/europa-web-guide/design-content-and-development/privacy-security-and-legal-notices/cookies-and-similar-technologies_en
Cookies can be managed in most instances within the browser menus directly, where you can choose to manage where you allow cookies from. It is important to note that if you turn off the cookies for some sites, functionality will be affected, and you might not be able to take advantage of all the features of the website.
Classifications of cookies
Strictly Necessary: These cookies are required to use the site/platform and all the functionality therein; without these key services, the site/platform will not work. Please note that the cookies defined here do not remember where you have been on the internet,nor do they act as a tool for any marketing or advertising at a later stage.
Performance and analysis: These cookies collect information on how you use the site/platform and allow us to analyse page visits, errors, and user flow through our sites. These cookies are collected anonymously, and they act asstatistical measures in order to inform strategic decisions to be made on the User Interface and to features/functionality of the sites.
Google Analytics: IHP uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Essentially, it is a web analytics service provided by Google,Inc (“Google”). These cookies help IHP to understand how its users interact with the sites/services, and for remarketing purposes.
The data collected by Google stored in the United States includes your IP address and other information pertaining to site usage. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes setout above.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout