Privacy and cookies

The pages on the website (“the website”) are published by EC Communications LLP (“us” or ‘we’).

We do not collect any personal information about individuals. There are currently no mechanisms on this site to do so.

When you visit our website, our site collects some information such as your IPSs domain name, which pages you accessed on our site, and when.. This is through the use of Google analytics which we use to help us improve on the content and user experience.


When you visit this website, we use cookies. These are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website. This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. You can refuse the use of cookies. See below to find out how.

The following cookies are used on our website:

How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and “keep me signed in” and “remember me” features.

For Internet Explorer users

From your browser menu, select "Tools" and then "Internet Options". This will open the "Internet Options" dialog box. At the top of the dialog box, select the tab called "Privacy". This will show you your "Privacy Settings" box. Inside the Privacy tab, move the slider up for a higher level of privacy, or down for a lower level of privacy. If you want to block cookies from all websites, move the slider all the way to the top.

For Mozilla Firefox users (3.5 and above)

From your browser menu, select "Tools" and then "Options" (or, if you are using Linux, "Edit" and then "Preferences"). This will open your "Options" dialog box. At the top of the dialog box, select the "Privacy" panel. Within the Privacy panel, you will find a drop down box called "Firefox will:". You need to select "Use custom settings for history" from the drop down menu. You will then be shown a series of selection boxes. One is called "Accept cookies from sites". You must uncheck this in order to block cookies within Firefox.

For Google Chrome users

From your brower menu, select "Settings". This will display Chrome's settings menu. You will need to select the option to "Show advanced settings" in order to adjust your cookies. Within the "Advanced settings", you will find a section called "Privacy". Click on "Content Settings" within the Privacy section, and you will be able to adjust your cookie settings.

For Safari users

From your browser menu, select "Preferences". Your Preferences dialog will then open. At the top of the dialog box, select "Security". The dialog will then change to show the Security section. Here, you have a list of selection boxes that control your privacy. Find the ones under "Accept Cookies", and select the box labelled "Never".

Google Analytics

We use the Google Analytics™ web analytics tool that helps us analyze how visitors engage with our Web site. Google Analytics uses a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data, and much like examining footprints in sand, it reports Web site trends without identifying individual visitors.

The cookie is used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the Web page. Google Analytics provides a variety of reports about how you interact with our Web site, such as number of pages you view and files that you download. Google Analytics requires that all Web sites that use it must update their privacy policy to include a notice that fully discloses the use of Google Analytics.

By using Google Analytics we were required to agree to Google's Terms of Service (

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA)

To provide Web site visitors with more choice about how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics to indicate that information about the Web site visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

If you want to opt out, download and install the add-on for your current web browser. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer® (versions 7 and 8), Google Chrome™ (4.x and higher), and Mozilla® Firefox® (3.5 and higher).

Links to other web sites

Our Web site may contain links to other web sites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the web site in question.