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 use “persistent” cookies on our website.
Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on your browsing device when you go offline.
Please note that the cookies we use on our website expire after 30 days.
Types of Cookies we use and why we use them
- 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, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).]
Analytical/performance cookies and Functionality cookies
Examples of purposes for which this type of cookie is used:
This cookie enables us to:
(a) estimate our audience size and pattern.]
(b) store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests
(c) speed up your searches
(d) recognise you when you return to our site.
(e) allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, if you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.
Third Party Cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this or any website, you should do this through the web browser settings for each web browser that you use, and on each device that you use to access the internet.