Cookies are small text files of letters and numbers stored in your internet browser if you agree on your device when you access our websites. This is the information that allows us to recognise you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
When you visit our site you may see the following:
Types of cookies we use
We use a number of different Cookies on our websites, details of which are provided below. If you do not know what Cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit About Cookies or Your Online Choices for detailed guidance.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed.
Third-party cookies may also share your ‘Preference/Targeting’ information with third parties to improve your experience on our website.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.
As defined above, some cookies are set that are essential for the website and online services to operate efficiently.
These cookies do not capture personally identifiable information (PII), and operate as follows:
- Test – this cookie checks if your browser supports cookies;
- Visitor ID – this cookie identifies unique visitors as a numeric value; Page ID – this cookie identifies the page you are visiting;
- Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session.
Our website may set several third-party cookies. We do not control the operation of third-party cookies. Third-party cookies which may be set on our website include:
We use analytics Cookies to find out more about how you use our website – like the pages you visit, the searches you make and your preferences in order to improve the user experience. All user data is anonymous. You can learn more about Google’s position on privacy regarding its analytics service at Safeguarding your data.
We use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Pixels to provide our website users with convenient access to/from popular social media services.
You can block cookies by changing your browser's settings, allowing you to refuse all or some cookies.
Note: if you block all cookies, which include essential cookies, your access to all or parts of our website, together with some services of our site, may be restricted.
The table below shows the cookies we use and their purpose.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and look at statistical information to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from to the website and the pages they visit on our website.
You can read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data here – Safeguarding your data.
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For any questions relating to your PII data, or to submit a Data Subject Access Request (D-SAR), don't hesitate to get in touch with us: