What’s a cookie?
Cookies are small files of text, typically of letters and numbers, which contain information and are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. They do a lot of things including helping us to understand how our website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help us to identify other products and services which are more relevant to you and your interests.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are vital for our website to function. They enable critical website operations and allow you to move around our site. These essential cookies are always active on our website. All strictly necessary cookies are anonymised.
Web Analytics Cookies
Web Analytics cookies are vital to our business and allow us to monitor website functionality and health. They help us track website use and identify potential issues with the site. All Web Analytics cookies are first-party only in nature, fully aggregated and anonymous. These are defaulted as on, as for the most part they help our website and business function.
Performance cookies allow us to collect information around how our website is used so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help show us how users move around both individual pages and the website as a whole. All information that these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
Marketing cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. They also enable us to collect fully aggregated, and therefore anonymised, demographic data on our website users. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Your Cookie Choices
Using the options above, you can turn cookie categories on or off as you so require. As mentioned above, we need strictly necessary cookies always active in order for the website to function. However, if you wish to remove all the cookies, please review the options settings in your browser.
What happens to Cookies that have been downloaded in the past? You can delete existing cookies from your browser. Otherwise they will remain until they expire. Once you have disabled a cookie, we will stop using it to gather information. However, we may still use information gathered previously when the cookie was active. If you wish to revisit your choices at any time, please use the cookie link in the footer of the main webpage to bring you to the choices screen.