What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is essential for the proper functioning of our Website. Cookies help our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features such as providing you with access to information that you have previously confirmed you are able to access. Cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive, or corrupt or damage your computer or computer files.

Which similar technologies do we use?

When you visit our Website, we use cookies to collect certain information automatically. We may also use other technologies such as browser analysis tools, server logs, web beacons, and other tracking technologies for similar purposes as described in this cookie policy and we may include them on our Website. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these technologies.

How do we use cookies on our Website?

We use the following cookies on our Website:

Strictly necessary cookies.These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that help ensure the content of a webpage loads quickly and effectively. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of our Website will not then work.

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. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Website and we will not be able to monitor its performance.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.  If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

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. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies originate from a domain that is different to our Website. We do not control how third parties use their cookies, so we suggest you check their Website to see how they're using them or block the cookies.

Set out below is a list of the third party cookies we use on our Website and the purposes for which we use them is set out in the table below:

Cookie Name:
Google
Purpose:
Analytics
More Information:
Provides data anonymously on the visits made to our Website.
Duration of Cookie:
30 Days
Cookie category:
Analytics

Cookie Name:
Google Tag Manager
Purpose:
Analytics
More Information:
Measures traffic and visitor behavior to help us understand the impact of online advertising and social channels to help us improve our Website.
Duration of Cookie:
30 Days
Cookie category:
Analytics

Do I have to accept the use of cookies?

You do not have to accept cookies, but without accepting them you may experience reduced functionality of this Website. If you should wish to reject the cookies then the Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

Contacting us

If you would like further information on our use of cookies and similar technologies, please address questions, comments and requests to [email protected].

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