Cookies policy

Cookies are small files that are sent to your computer or mobile device when you visit our website.

The cookies we use record details about your visit to our website, but they do not identify you.  We like to keep track of which information and links are popular and which ones don't get used so much, to help us keep our information relevant, up to date and to help us improve the website.  To do this we use analytics cookies which gather information showing the overall patterns of usage rather than individual’s activity.

Your internet browser should allow you to control which cookies you accept, clear them individually, or clear all of them. The website gives advice on how to do this in a wide variety of desktop browsers.

If you choose to disable cookies you may find you are not able to access all the content of our website, or that some functions do not operate fully.

This table provides details of the cookies we use and why we use them.



AddThis cookies - We use AddThis to enable you to share our pages with social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. AddThis uses several cookies to generate statistics on social media sharing.

Baidu - Web analytics tool used to distinguish users and the number of unique visitors to the Chinese site.

Google Analytics cookies

_ga - Web analytics tool used to distinguish users. You can opt out of Google Analytics cookie

_utma - Determines the number of unique visitors to the site

_utmb - Works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site

_utmc - Works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser

_utmvz - Provides information about how you reached the site (e.g. from another website or a search engine) - Logs conversions related to ad requests - such as when a user views a DoubleClick ad and later uses the same browser to visit the advertiser's website and make a purchase. DoubleClick cookies contain no personally identifiable information. 

Language selection

equiomLang - This cookie allows the user to select to navigate around our English or Chinese sections of the website. 

LinkedIn analytics cookie

LinkedIn Insight Tag - This cookie provides LinkedIn campaign reporting based on conversions to our website. 

Inspectlet - We use Inspectlet cookies to track website session information such as duration, page navigation and geo location. These cookies are needed to accurately understand how visitors are navigating our website and are deleted when the visit is over. No personal data is stored in this cookie.