We are fully committed to treating your personal information in such a way that it is fair, secure and respecting all relevant laws.
A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device when you visit a website or use an app.
Cookies are very useful for websites and provide functionality to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible. For example, they let you move between web pages efficiently,
remembering your preferences, and generally improving your online experience. They also allow us to improve our website, so that it continues to meet your needs.
We use two types of cookies. Persistent Cookies that remain on your device, which are activated each time you revisit our website. It allows us to make our website easier to use when you
return. Session cookies are temporary and pass data from page to page until it expires or you clear your cache.
Certain features of our site depend upon cookies to function and are deemed, within the law, to be strictly necessary, these are referred to as essential cookies. You will not be asked for your
consent for us to place these cookies, however you may disable the cookies via your browser settings
There are various ways that you can control and manage your 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 website.
Please remember that any settings you change will not only affect Cookies used on our website, these changes will apply to all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies
from specific websites).
Most browsers will allow you to:
• See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis.
• Block third party cookies.
• Block cookies from specific websites.
• Block all cookies from being set.
• Delete all cookies when you close your browser.
You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete your cookies (which also includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set).
To find out more about cookies, including how to see your active cookies, how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other
independent information on cookies.
WHAT COOKIES WE USE AND HOW WE USE THEM – TRACKING AND ANALYTICS
The Cookies we use on our website are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to keep our digital products and services easy to use and up-to-date. We then use web analytics services to help us
understand how people use them. For example, we can see which parts of our products and services are most popular, identify when errors occur, and test different versions of a page. This
allows us to optimise our customers’ experience. These web analytics services may be designed and operated by 3rd party companies on our behalf.
Cookies allow web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on,
and how you found us. We may also collect information about your computer or device, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. For system administration
and statistical purposes we may collect anonymised data relating to users’ journeys to understand the popularity of particular reports. It also helps us to analyse patterns of user activity and to
develop a better user experience.
Web analytics data and cookies cannot be used to identify you as they do not contain personal information such as your name or email address. However, if you have registered and signed into
our services we may combine information from your registration with the data we get from our web analytics service and its cookies (or similar technologies) to analyse how you and other
people use our digital products and services. This would also include where you have consented to receive such communications that would allow us to send you an email and other types of
OUR OWN COOKIES
collect basic information such as your internet provider’s domain name, which pages you visited on our website, and the date and time. We use this information only to analyse the use of our
website to help make improvements and for technical support purposes. We do not collect any personal identifiable information other than in the course of providing you with goods and
OTHER THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Our Site also uses third-party cookies to collect anonymous traffic data about your use of our website. On some pages of our website you may notice that cookies have been set that are not
related to us or our authorised service providers. These anonymous cookies may be set by a third party to track the success of their application or to customise their application for you e.g.
Google Analytics collects information such as the pages you visit on our website, the browser and operating system you use and time spent visiting these pages. The purpose of this information
We use various third party tools and tags to analyse your usage and to help improve your online experiences.
|Cookie name||Purpose, characteristics and privacy||Further information on managing interaction with this type of cookie|
|Google Analytics utma||We use Google Analytics to understand how you use the site.||https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB|
|Google Analytics utmb and utmc||We use Google Analytics to understand how you use the site.||https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB|
|Google Analytics utmz||We use Google Analytics to understand how our media campaigns work and how you interact with our website in order to improve the user experience.||https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB|
|Google Analytics utma||Used to throttle request rate.||https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB|