What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They allow the website to recognise your device and improve user experience by remembering your preferences from previous browsing sessions, however, the cookies on our site do not store personal information about you and cannot be used to identify you directly.
Which Cookies do we use?
We use both first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are set by us directly as the domain you are visiting. Third-party cookies are set by an external domain. For further details on which cookies are set by us and which are set by third parties, please see the relevant tables below.
Our website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.
Session cookies allow you to navigate through our website remembering any information you enter and tracking your movements for that particular browsing session. These are temporary as session cookies are deleted automatically when your web browser is closed.
Persistent cookies store information about your settings and preferences to enable more convenient access when you visit our website again in future. These cookies expire after a set duration. Further details on the lifespan of persistent cookies are provided in the relevant tables below.
Our website uses the following cookies:
Essential cookies – these are cookies that are necessary for the core functionality of our website and to provide you with the services you request.
Analytics cookies – these help us tailor our website and monitor its effectiveness by collecting and reporting information on how you use our website.
Functional cookies – these enhance performance and improve user experience by remembering previous choices, for example by collecting information about your language preferences and other preferences.
Those cookies which are essential for our website to operate and without which our website would not function properly cannot be deactivated. The use of such cookies is justified because they are strictly necessary in order to provide you with the services you request.
Please note that since our website uses third-party cookies, which are set by an external domain and not by us, your choices in relation to the use of these cookies can only be managed in your browser settings. For specific instructions on how to manage these settings, please visit the relevant link below: