What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data/text file that is stored in the internet browser used by you after visiting a/our website and may be allocated to your computer or mobile device. The information stored in a cookie can be read by the web server and is used to allow a website to recognise your computer when you revisit a website or browse from page to page of a website. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide us with information about how you use our website. Don’t worry, cookies do not damage your device, they are merely used to ‘remember’ you when you visit again, and the cookies we use don’t hold any data that can identify you personally. You are in control – you may delete the stored cookies at any time (also in an automated manner). Further, you may deny the storage of cookies through your browser settings altogether.
What cookies do we use?
We use strictly necessary, performance, functionality, targeting and social media cookies.
Please note that some cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website and therefore cannot be disabled (‘strictly necessary cookies’). Other cookies are used by us for analytics and marketing purposes and these may be disabled from our cookie banner when you first log into our website.
Strictly necessary cookies:
These cookies are essential because they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if there are any issues on the web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. We use Google Analytics to provide us with an understanding of how our site is performing and enables us to ensure you receive a high standard of customer experience.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. If you don’t allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
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Social media cookies:
These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to our website to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They’re able to track your browser across other sites and build up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you don’t allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
Accepting or rejecting cookies
To disable cookies, please visit the settings section within your browser and update your site permissions or for more information please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.