This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. Please also read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (“session cookie”) or for repeat visits (“persistent cookie”). They ensure an improved experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing you to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by our site (“first party cookies”) or by third parties we work with (“third party cookies”).


Why we use cookies?

We only use cookies for normal functioning of the website, such as: let you log in, remember you the next time you visit, allow you to register for an event or to share a page with social networks.

We do NOT use cookies to target you with advertising, or to collect personally identifiable information without your express permission.


Granting us permission to use cookies

By continuing to use our site, we take that you are fine with our use of cookies as described in this Policy. If you do not consent to using cookies as described in this Policy, you may block our use of cookies as described in the following section.


Disabling cookies

You can turn cookies off by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionalities and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.


Cookies we set

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work, including:

– account related cookies to manage the sign-up process and general administration

– log-in related cookies so we can remember that you are logged in

– membership or event registration related cookies. When you make a payment, cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that it can be processed properly.

– remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions

– allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.


Third party cookies

Our website includes functions provided by third parties. We suggest that you look at their policies for more info on their cookies and how to manage them.

– Vimeo video player. Vimeo uses first-party cookies they consider essential to the video player experience. They do not use third-party analytics or advertising cookies when their video player appears on our website (See Vimeo’s policy).

– Paypal, when you make a payment for premium website access or for an event (See Paypal’s policy).

– Mailchimp, when you sign up for our newsletter (See Mailchimp’s policy)

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.


Social website cookies

If you choose to do so, you can “Like” or “Share” our content on social media. We have included sharing buttons on our site to social media such as: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn. These sites set their own cookies and have their own cookie policies. The privacy implications on these will vary from social network to network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.


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