What are cookies?
A cookie is a data file, which often includes a unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web server and is then stored on the hard drive of the device you are using to browse the website. Each website you visit can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access cookies it has already sent to you, not cookies sent to you by other sites.
Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Please be aware that blocking cookies may affect the functionality of the website.
You can find more information about the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||These cookies are essential to make our Website work. They enable you to move around the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our Website such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.|
|Analytics Cookies||These cookies collect information about how people are using our website, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of our Website on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.|
|Functionality Cookies||These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.|
|Advertising Cookies||These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our Website you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.|
Used to distinguish users.
Registers a unique ID that is
used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Used to distinguish users.
Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via
Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
Used by Google Analytics to
throttle request rate
Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP
Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request
or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
30 seconds to 1 year
Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have
linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion
tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
by Google Ad Words to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to
customers based on the visitor's o n line behaviour across web sites.
to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour.
Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag
How to control and delete cookies
You can usually use the browser that you are viewing this Website through to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website and other parts of the website may also not work properly.
You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver website advertising to you that is relevant to your interests. The advertising industries in EU have developed schemes to help you opt-out of receiving cookies used for these purposes. You can find out more about the EU scheme from www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Information about the cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes. The last modification date of this document is shown at the top of this page.
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