Your privacy is important to us. It is's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website.

What we collect and what we do with it

We collect anonymised information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability. This data is processed by Google Analytics. You can learn how to opt out of having your data collected by visiting

If completing the contact form on this website, or signing up to be informed of latest opinion peices, you send us personally identifiable information in the form of your email address and name. In submitting your email address, you agree to us recontacting you for any purpose. This data is held indefinitely unless you specifically ask for it to be removed.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.


Your rights

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services. 

Additionally, you have the right to:

- Access the data: asking us what data we hold on you (note, restrictions may apply and we may need you to prove your identity)

- Rectify your data: if you believe the data we hold on you is incomplete, inaccurate or out of date, we will update it

- Erase your data: if you no longer want us to hold your data, we will erase it (note, restrictions may apply)

- Restrict your data's usage: if you don't want us to use your data for any particular activity, you can let us know.

- Port your data: where we are able, you can request we move your data to another organisation, website or data platform.

- Object: if you'd prefer, we will, where possible, stop processing your data altogether.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us.


Hosting and site security

Our company is hosted on the platform. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall protecting it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. 

Usage of cookies

This site uses cookies. This allows the website to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. They are widely used in order to provide visitors with a good experience when using the website, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. To learn how to access cookie settings in some of the most commonly used browsers, please see below. You will be able to use our website even if your browser is set not to accept cookies.

This site uses the following types of cookies:

First party cookies performance and functionality cookies

XSRF-TOKEN - expires when the browsing session ends

ForceFlashSite - expires when the browsing session ends

hs - expires when the browsing session ends

requestId - expires when the browsing session ends

svSession - expires when the browsing session ends

TS01f6b952 expires when the browsing session ends

SSR-caching- expires when the browsing session ends​

 smSession- expires after two weeks

 RequestID - expires after twenty seconds


First party security cookies

TS* - expires when the browsing session ends

TS01******* - expires when the browsing session ends

TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) - expires when the browsing session ends

TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) - expires when the browsing session ends


Third party cookies - Pinterest

_pinterest_cm - expires after one year - used for Pinterest integration on the opinion pages

Third party cookies - Google Analytics

_ga - expires after 2 years

_gid - expires after 24 hours

_gat - expires after 1 minute

AMP_TOKEN - various expiry length

_gac_<property-id> - expires after 90 days

__utma - expires after 2 years after last set

 __utmt - expires after 10 minutes after last set

__utmb - expires after 30 minutes after last set

__utmc - expires when browsing session ends

__utmz - expires after 6 months after last set

 __utmv- expires after 2 years after last set

__utmx - expires after 18 months

__utmxx - expires after 18 months

For more information on what each of these cookies do, visit

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Final disclaimers

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Any opinion expressed on this site is the opinion of and not that of any other companies the authors may be affiliated with or otherwise employed by.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This policy is effective as of 16 May 2019.