our cookie policy

if you’re interested, you can read our policy below


cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the 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. the use of cookies is now standard for most websites. if you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

types of cookie

‘session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, ie until you leave the website.

‘persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

‘performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous.  Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

‘functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

use of cookies by flinder

the following table explains the way in which we use cookies on this website.

cookie name purpose
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these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. we use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. the cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at google.

by using this website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer or device for the above purposes.

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We have placed cookies on your computer or other access device to help improve our site and to allow parts of our site to operate. To find out more about how and why we use cookies and how to manage and delete cookies that we place on your computer or other access device, please click here. Otherwise, we will assume that you are happy to continue using our site on this basis.