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We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the GovConnex Website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the GovConnex Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the GovConnex Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the GovConnex Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the GovConnex Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the GovConnex Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for related purposes.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the below table:
|Cookie Type||Cookie Name||Purpose||More information|
|Analytical/ performance cookies||Google Analytics||This cookie enables us to: (a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern. (b) Understand how visitors navigate to and through the GovConnex Website. (c) Track the effectiveness of digital marketing campaigns. (d) Recognise you when you return to our site.||You can find out more about Google Analytics here.|
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How to manage cookies in different web browsers
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We strongly recommend that you leave Cookies active, because they enable you to take advantage the most attractive features of the GovConnex Website, but this remains your personal choice.
You can also visit the About Cookies, for more information about cookies and how to manage them.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 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 site.
Note that when third parties are collecting information about you, these third parties are acting as controllers in their own right (ie. they are not acting on our behalf).