We use Cookies and similar technologies, such as tags and pixels, to personalise and improve your customer experience while you use our website and to provide you with relevant online advertising. This policy provides more information about Cookies, including how we use them and how you can exercise your choices about our use of Cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a unique identifier, which are stored on your computer or mobile device so that your device can be recognised when you are using a particular website or mobile app. They can be used only for the duration of your visit or they can be used to measure how you interact with services and content over time. Cookies help to provide important features and functionality on our Website, and to improve your customer experience.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.How do we use Cookies?

How do we use Cookies?

When you consent to Cookies on our website, these may be used to do the following:

  • Improve the way our website works: Cookies allow us to improve the way our website works so that we can personalise your experience and allow you to use many of their useful features. 
  • Improve the performance of our Website: Cookies can help us to understand how our website is being used.
  • Deliver relevant online advertising, including via social media: We use Cookies to help us deliver online advertising that we believe is most relevant to you on our website and other organisations’ websites and using social media. Cookies used for this purpose are often placed on our websites by specialist organisations.
  • Measuring the effectiveness of our marketing communications, including online advertising and marketing emails.

What types of cookies do we use?

  • Session: They expire when you close your browser (or if you stay inactive for a certain time).
  • Permanent: They persist even when the browser is closed. They’re used to remember your configuration, like language or currency, so you don’t have to re-enter them every time.
  • Traffic Analysis: They are used for creating browsing profiles of users for statistical and web analysis purposes. The data is aggregated and anonymised, which means we cannot identify you as an individual.
  • Targeting: These Cookies will collect information about your browsing habits and allow us to show you adverts while you are browsing our site and other sites on the internet. They are set by us or by carefully selected third parties. They help us to understand the performance of our marketing activities and improve the relevance of the adverts that you see.

Third parties operating through our Website

The following list is not exhaustive but it does include those companies with whom we have an established relationship and whose cookie technologies are most frequently deployed through our website.

Blocking or restricting Cookies

You can stop Cookies being used on your device by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the deployment of all or some Cookies. Please visit www.allaboutcookies.org to find out how. Please note, if you use your browser settings to block Cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Please note that stopping or deleting Cookies will not reduce the number of online adverts you may see. It will only make them less relevant to your browsing habits.