A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive and enable the website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (session cookies) or for repeat visits (persistent cookies).
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use our website. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and help us to improve the way our website and apps work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
For information on how Google Analytics collects and uses your information, please refer to their privacy policies.
Social Media cookies. These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on the website on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective provider’s privacy policies for how their cookies work.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standards and guidelines to support online business processes. It has produced a website (www.allaboutcookies.org) which explains how cookies work and how they can be managed.
Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your Internet browser or device. The IAB website (www.allaboutcookies.org) tells you how to remove cookies from your browser or device. However, if you use your browser or device settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) or disable future cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.