A cookie is a small text file that gets stored on your computer or smartphone when you visit a website.Cookies are used extensively to make websites work, or work more efficiently. Cookies help our website to recognise your device and remember information about your visit to our site (e.g., your preferred language, font size, and other preferences).


The Committee does not use cookies to track or identify individual users. However, the Committee does use cookies to enable this website to operate in accordance with your preferences and to facilitate navigation and use of the features on the Committee's website so as to provide you with an uninterrupted web experience.

The Committee uses analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, that are useful in measuring traffic and usage statistics for the purpose of understanding how visitors access and use the website. The information collected through cookies is used to help improve the website and to compile overall statistics on how visitors use the website. In this sense, please note that we use analytics tools on our website to collect personal data about you; for more information about how Google Analytics is used and how it collects and processes data, please visit the Google Analytics website. To learn more about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data, please visit Google Analytics.


In most browsers, you can manage your cookie settings by changing your browser settings. This allows you to set your browser to either (i) Automatically accept or reject all cookies; (ii) Automatically accept or reject first party and/or third party cookies; or (iii) Notify you before a cookie is stored on your device so that you have the opportunity to accept or reject the cookie.

Therefore, if you consent to the use of cookies by the Committee and later wish to discontinue, you may at any time delete the stored cookies through your browser settings and block all or part of the subsequent cookies by changing your browser settings. Please refer to the "Help" function of your browser for information on how to change your settings. Alternatively, please follow the links below for instructions on managing cookie settings for commonly used browsers.

・Google Chrome
・Microsoft Edge
・Internet Explorer
・Mozilla Firefox

Additionally, if you do not want Google Analytics to be used in your browser, you have the following options:

Install the Google Analytics browser add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout . Opt out using the Network Advertising Initiative's Consumer Opt-Out System, available at the following link: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/ . Additionally, you can use another online service to manage advertising cookies placed on your device: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/

Please note, however, that if you block cookies, your website experience may be affected as you may not be able to fully access all features and content on the website.


The Committee does not explicitly set the retention period for cookies.