What are cookies?
Some of the functions that cookies perform can also be achieved with other technologies (like web beacons, pixels, gifs, and tags). We use the term 'cookies' to mean cookies and all similar mechanisms.
What cookies does GBT use?
These cookies are vital to the basic performance of our websites; they enable critical authentication and validation, session management and fraud prevention. Examples are cookies that:
- allow us to confirm that you have successfully logged in
- allow you to navigate efficiently between pages
These cookies provide you with additional functionality and enable us to remember the settings that you may have previously applied. Examples are cookies that:
- allow us to remember what preferences, like language and font size, you have set
- allow us to remember your login details, like your user ID
Additionally, these cookies log how you use our online services. They allow us to measure and improve functionality and promptly identify and fix any issues that might impact how our online services work for you. The information that these cookies collect is aggregated before being used to allow us to make improvements to your browsing experience. Examples are cookies that:
- allow us to understand which browser most visitors use
- allow us to test different versions of the same page, so we can assess which page layout provides the best customer experience
We use the services of Google Analytics and others to place these cookies. You can decline these cookies using the instructions in Managing your cookie preferences below.
GBT does not allow third parties to place cookies on our site for their own or their clients’ marketing purposes. However, GBT does use third-party marketing cookies and allows third parties to place marketing cookies on our website for GBT’s own marketing purposes. These cookies are listed in the consent manager banner, which you may consent to or reject. Not only are these cookies used for functional purposes, tracking, and analytics, but they also help deliver relevant advertisements and emails to you.
You can decline these cookies using the instructions in Managing your cookie preferences below.
MANAGING YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES
Through your browser settings
If you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, and your browser ‘Help’ function will show you how. If you choose to disable required and functional cookies, it may affect how our website works.
Using the OneTrust preference tool
You can also use the OneTrust tool to set your preferences. The tool becomes visible when you visit our websites.