Cookies Policy

Last updated: 21 October 2019

Introduction

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites and apps. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your browser history (cache) when you leave the site.

Types of cookie

Session cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.

Persistent cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

Performance cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error message; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

Functionality cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

Managing cookies

We use cookies to personalise content and to provide you with an improved user experience. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of cookies. You can control and manage cookies using your browser. Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.

Managing analytics cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our websites or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use Google Analytics and you can learn more about their privacy policy and how to opt-out by clicking here