Cookie Policy


This Cookies Policy forms part of our general Privacy Policy.  In common with most other websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to help us understand how people use ASTI so that we can keep improving our website. We have created this Cookies Policy to provide you with clear and explicit information about the technologies that we use on ASTI, and your choices when it comes to these technologies.

If you choose to use the website without blocking or disabling cookies or opting out of other technologies, you will indicate your consent to our use of these cookies and other technologies and to our use (in accordance with this policy and the rest of our Privacy Policy) of any personal information that we collect using these technologies. If you do not consent to the use of these technologies, please be sure to block or disable them using your browser settings.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These text files can be read by these websites and help to identify you when you return to a website. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer when you have gone offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to block and delete cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

 Types of Cookies

We Use Functional: These cookies are integral to the website functionality.

Security: These cookies allow us to secure access to your account without additional authentication.

Analytics: We track site traffic patterns so we can identify popular site content and potential site problems.

 Your Choices Regarding Cookies

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being set, or to turn off all cookies. You can set these preferences within your browser settings. However, each browser is different so check your browser's Help menu to learn how to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that improve your experience. Also, most services which require a login will not function at all. You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for further information on cookies generally. For information on the use of cookies in mobile phone browsers and for details on how to reject or delete such cookies, please refer to your handset manual. Note, however, that if you reject the use of cookies you will still be able to visit our website but some of the functions may not work correctly.