Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Aperture uses “cookies” and other technologies on its Sites to allow certain information from your web browser to be collected. Cookies are widely used on the internet.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer(s) or other device(s) by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our Sites may automatically collect information from your computer(s) or other device(s) using cookies which provide us with limited personal information. We will use this data primarily for the following purposes:

  1. Enhance and personalise aspects of our service
  2. Show that you have read any relevant legal information
  3. Analyse how our Sites are used

Cookies hold information that may be accessible by the party that places the cookie, which is either the website itself (first part cookie) or a third party (third party cookies). You have control over cookies and can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable or delete existing cookies. Please note, however, that by not accepting or deleting the use of cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

On the website, we may use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. To gather website statistical data to analyze how our users use the website, such as recognise and count the number of visitors; which pages are visited, how long pages were visited, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily;
  2. To provide authentication (i.e. to keep you logged in between sessions). The information collected using local storage is stored on your browser and persists after your browser is closed; We may also use functionality cookies – used to recognise you when you return to our site. 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).

Third-party vendors, including Google, may display Aperture ads on websites and may use cookies to update, optimize, and display ads based on a previous user’s visit to our website. Aperture may use the Google Analytics features for display ads (e.g., remarketing, Google Display Network display reports, Doubleclick Campaign Manager integration, and demographic and interest reports). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (such as your IP address, the URL visited, the date and time the page was viewed) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States or any other country in which Google maintains facilities. Your IP address will be masked by setting the last octet of your IP address to zero before it is stored by Google. Google will use this information to monitor your use of our website, and to compile reports on website activity for us. Using Ad Settings, visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for display ads and customize Google Display Network ads.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.