Version: May 2018
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computes if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We may use the following cookies from time to time:
- Strictly necessary cookies – these are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies – they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies – these are used to recognise you when you return to our website, remember your user preferences and ensure that the website works properly. We may use these functional cookies without your consent. We place them by default and they are not removed when you do not accept them.
- Targeting cookies – these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.