Our website makes use of certain techniques to increase the ease of use and ensure the site has a wide appeal. The best-known examples of these techniques are cookies and scripts (“cookies”).
Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as, but not limited to a computer, tablet or smartphone) when you visit our site. We use such cookies to ensure that the website can be used as intended by us. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them - or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before. A similar technology we use is tracking pixels, sometimes called web beacons, which are transparent graphic images that are placed on a web page or in an email to indicate that the page or email has been viewed. Pixels collect information about your browser or device and can also set cookies.
The cookies CST uses have multiple functions, including the following:
The types of cookies used on our site can generally be put into one of the following categories and purposes: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.
|Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to make our site work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.
These cookies collect information about how people are using our site, for example, which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. The data we collect is turned into statistics. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.
These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your username, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize.
These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the internet.
|Social Media Cookies
You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by us in the section below entitled "Cookies used by CST".
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted. Details of "persistent" and "session" cookies set through our website can be found in the section below entitled "Cookies used by CST".
"First party cookies" are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. "Third-party cookies" are cookies that another party places on your browsing device when you visit our site.
You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver website advertising to you that is relevant to your interests. To opt-out from other companies that provide online behavioral advertising services, you can opt-out at the following online advertising industry website: The Digital Advertising Alliance Website, www.aboutads.info or the European Digital Advertising Alliance Website, www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Information about the cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes. New cookies may be added to the tables above but the types of cookies used on our site will fall within one of the categories of: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media.
The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.