We last updated our cookies policy on 29 September 2021.
1. Information about cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.
There are 4 different types of cookies :
Strictly necessary cookies (required for the website to run). These allow you to do things like log in securely.
Performance cookies (which measure how many visitors use our site, which pages they visit and how they interact with our site). These help us to improve our website.
Functionality cookies (which remember specific visitor’s preferences for the way they use our website eg. language settings or font size)
Targeting/advertising cookies (these collect information about individual visitors that enable us or third parties to provide relevant advertisements to those who have visited our website)
Our website may use each type of cookie in order to :
Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable
Improve our services
Recognise whenever you visit our website and distinguish you from other users of our website
Obtain information about your preferences and use of our site
Provide you with advertising that is tailored to your interests
Carry out research and data analysis to help improve our content and services and to better understand our customer’s preferences and interests
Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you.
We have set out specific details about cookies we use on our website in Section 4 below.
2. Third party cookies
Like many other websites, third parties may also place cookies on our website. These third parties are responsible for the cookies they place on our website and we have no control over them. For further information on how their cookies work, please refer to their website.
3. Managing cookies
You can manage cookies yourself.
You’ll need to visit the web browser’s site to manage this, but for ease we have included links to the popular browsers below.
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to www.aboutcookies.org.
Please note that if you change/block cookies then
some parts of our website may not function properly or as well as they otherwise might;
changes will apply across all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies only from certain websites); and
the settings that you change will only apply on the device on which the changes were made and may not apply across all other devices you use.
4. Specific details
We have set out in the table below specific details of each of the cookies on our website, a description of what they do and, where relevant, external links that provide more information about them.