What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We can access the cookie data in order to customise our website and services.
What cookies do we use?
Our website uses:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Some of these cookies may be stored in your browser and you can manage cookies in accordance with the instructions below. There are some examples below of cookies that may be stored on your browser.
|Type of cookie||Examples of Purpose|
|Analytics/Performance cookies (eg Google or Bing)|
|These cookies helps us understand how you engage with our website. They allow us to distinguish different users and sessions and also to identify how a user accessed our website (eg via a search engine). These cookies may be called utma, utmb,utmc or utmz.|
|These cookies are used to record a session/visit to our website. The session cookie allows the website to remember what you did on a previous page (eg items in a shopping basket will be remembered at checkout). The content of the cookies is usually a unique ID number. This cookie may be called PHPSESSID|
Third Party Partner Cookies
Third Party websites
How to delete or remove cookies
You may control or delete the cookies that we use, however it may result in parts or all of our website not functioning correctly.
If you wish to delete or remove cookies, you can find more information at www.aboutcookies.org