Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.
We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the Site, or which may be used by third parties through our Site. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don’t want to have them on your device.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to your computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of the Site. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the User experience. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
What types of cookies do we use?
Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a User’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the Site that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a User during a browser session. A browser session starts when a User opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
What categories of cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site.
Performance cookies – these cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Site works.
Functionality cookies – these cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Third party cookies – these cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our Site. For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Which tracking software/codes do we use and how do we use it?
When you visit the Site, we use the following third party services: Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel/Custom Events to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the Site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the Site, but will not store, save or collect personal information. We do not make, and do not allow these third parties to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our Site.
How to disable cookies:
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies in your browser:
If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled. It will turn off some of the features that make your Site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.