The CHRC website uses cookies, a small piece of information stored on your computer in the form of a file, to facilitate access to restricted areas and to monitor site usage.

CHRC does not use cookies to store personal data. Cookies are used to store a unique reference number for each visitor to the website, which allows one visitor to be distinguished from another. Information about accepting/rejecting cookies can be found at the bottom of this page – please note that if cookies are rejected on the CHRC website functionality may be impaired.

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have identified four categories of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

There are no strictly necessary cookies on CHRC

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

CHRC use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. The following cookies are set by Google Analytics (More information about Google Analytics cookies):

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Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.  This cookie expires after 1 year.

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Used by Google Analytics and registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. This cookie expires after 2 years.

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Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate and lasts the session.

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Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.  This cookie last the session.

CHRC uses Crazy Egg to see how visitors interact with areas of a page. No personally identifiable data is captured during this process. You can view Crazy Egg’s privacy policy and information on how you can opt out.

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This cookie tracks a visitor’s session and expires after 3 months.

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This cookie tracks visitors on our site and expires after 3 months.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

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This cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. This cookies expires after 6 months.

Targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts 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 campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

CHRC does not use any targeting or advertising cookies.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.


We at take our responsibilities under data processing law very seriously, we also work hard to bring the best web experience to our visitors. This does mean that we may trial a new feature which may place additional cookies on your device. Where possible we ensure that the list of cookies on this page are updated but occasionally one may slip through the net. If you encounter a cookie from this site that is not listed above please consider blocking it whilst being aware that it may affect functionality. We would appreciate you reporting the cookie to so we may investigate and take remedial action.