somos - our cookies policy

last updated: 1 october 2021

we want to ensure that you enjoy browsing our website. in order to enhance your experience, we place cookies (small text files) onto your computer in order to store information and improve your visit. 

you will have been notified of our cookie use when you arrived at our homepage for the first time. 

there are four main types of cookies...

  • strictly necessary cookies

    these are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website. they include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

  • analytical/performance cookies

    they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. this helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

  • functional cookies

    these are used to recognise you when you return to our website. this enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • targeting cookies

    these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. we will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

other points to note

please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. 

these cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. 

similarly, whenever we embed into our site content from third parties (e.g. twitter, facebook, instagram etc) you may receive cookies from them. 

for more information about these third party cookies, please visit the relevant policies on the respective third party websites.

you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. however, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

further information about cookies more generally can be found in guidance published by the international chamber of commerce