This policy explains how iTrust Ethics place, use and manage cookies on our website iTrust Ethics . We use a minimal number of cookies and review our cookie settings frequently to ensure all cookies are still relevant and necessary.

When you first landed on this website, a cookie notice appeared. This notice explains what cookies are on the website and allows you to choose to accept or reject cookies that require your consent. You can update your cookie preferences at any time by using the cookie notice.

Please see our Privacy section for more information about how we collect, store, manage and protect your personal data.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. We may use a few different types of cookies. Some are persistent cookies (cookies that remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time) and some are session ID cookies (cookies that expire when you close your browser).

Why do we use cookies?

They help us to operate our website and service, enhance and customise your experience across our website and service, perform analytics and deliver advertising and marketing that’s relevant to you.

What type of cookies are used?

Cookies have different purposes. Some are technically necessary to enable a website to work.

Cookies on this website are categorised as strictly necessary, performance, targeting or unclassified cookies. On the iTrust Ethics website, you have the ability to accept or refuse the following cookies via the cookie notice:

  • Strictly Necessary: You cannot opt-out of these cookies because the website will not work without them.

  • Performance: Performance cookies allow us to see how well our website is performing. The information that is collected is aggregated and anonymous and is only used to help understand how the website works. Those cookies cannot be used to directly identify a certain visitor. If you do not wish to have these cookies enabled, you can use the cookie notice to refuse them.

  • Targeting: Targeting cookies are used to identify visitors between different websites. Those cookies may be used by companies to build a profile of visitor interests or show relevant ads on other websites. If you do not wish to have these cookies enabled, you can use the cookie notice to refuse them.

  • Unclassified: Unclassified cookies are cookies that do not belong to any other category. If you do not wish to have these cookies enabled, you can use the cookie notice to refuse them.

The cookies used on the iTrust Ethics website are:

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_gid1 dayPerformanceThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.
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_gat_gtag_UA_72592082_41 minuteTargetingThis cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests (throttle request rate)