Last updated: April 2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website.
Cookies can be permanent (“persistent”) which remain on your computer until you delete them. Cookies can also be temporary (“session cookies”) which remain on your computer until you close your browser. Cookies can also be first-party cookies which are those set by Wood Mackenzie on this Site, or third-party cookies which are set by third parties authorized by Wood Mackenzie to do so.
Cookies we use and what they are for
The cookies we use on our websites can be categorized as follows:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to operate our site. This includes technologies that allow you access to our Site, identify irregular site behaviour, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security or allow you to make use of the Site’s functions. In short, without these cookies our website won't work properly or won't be able to provide certain features and functionalities.
These cookies collect information about your visits to the Site. They help us understand the manner in which you browse the Site, if you have interacted with our messaging, determine whether you have viewed an item or link, or to improve our website content, applications, services, or tools.
Other third-party cookies
On some pages of our website we may display content from services such as Twitter. Please note that we do not control any cookies which are used by these services and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these cookies.
How to manage and remove cookies
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings – we have provided information below, published by Chrome Help, on how to delete, clear, enable and disable cookies on a Chrome browser.
If you don’t use Chrome or if you want to find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been placed on your device and how to manage and/or delete them, please visit: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Delete specific cookies or clear all cookies on Chrome:
You can remove first-party and third-party cookie information and data from your devices. If you remove cookies, things like saved preferences on websites might get deleted.
Allow or don't allow cookies:
You can enable or disable cookies saved by websites