What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.
When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser.
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.
We use three types of cookies on the Website:
- Category 1 – Strictly Necessary: Cookies that are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features. For example, we may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
- Category 2 – Performance: Cookies which measure how often you visit our site and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how people access and use the site, in order to enhance the user experience. For example, we collect information about the pages which are most frequently visited and by which types of users. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collect by the cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
- Category 4 – Advertising: Cookies that are used to collect information about your visit to our site, the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Website, deliver advertisements on and through the Website. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages and whether you have downloaded anything.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Most modern web browsers contain extensive controls that give you the ability, among other things, to block or limit cookies.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at the following third-party websites:
For a video about cookies visit: www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies
David Whalen’s “Unofficial Cookie FAQ Version 2.6”: http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/
Protect My Choices: http://www.aboutads.info/pmc