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Cookie Policy
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Cookies are used to help you get the most out of using the internet. Find out what cookies are and what we do to protect your privacy.

A “cookie” is a piece of information (small file), like a tag, that’s sent to your browser and stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. It can help identify and remember your device – like your PC or mobile device – whenever you visit that website. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

They are used by most major websites and our own website is no exception. To make the best use of our website, on whichever device you’re using, you’ll need to make sure your web browser is set to accept cookies.

 

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND HOW WE USE THEM

We use cookies and some other data stored on your device to:

  • remember your settings and allow you to set personal preferences
  • give you a better and more personalized (online) experience
  • protect your security
  • measure and improve our website and offerings
  • measure marketing by collecting information about your visit to our website, the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address

We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as journey between pages and whether you have downloaded anything (details of how to opt-out of it are below).

A cookie will typically hold:

  • the name of the website that it has come from
  • how long the cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device
  • a value, normally in the form of a randomly generated unique number

To give you a better (online) experience we use a number of cookies. Our website uses “session-based” cookies, which are stored by your web browser for the duration of your visit to the particular site, but these cookies expire automatically when you close your browser or sign out.

Cookies are used for a variety of things that help improve your (online) experience. We use cookies, primarily to:

  • make login faster by remembering your device
  • make the page load quickly by sharing the workload across computers
  • help optimize our pages for your browser or device

Some of our partners drop cookies on our website, they may associate these cookies with hashed emails, IP addresses and browser types for the purpose of making advertisements more relevant to you during your browsing experience.

 

MANAGING COOKIES

The easiest way to manage cookies is by using your browser settings. You can also choose how you want to deal with cookies when given the option by a website.

You can accept or refuse cookies. Accepting cookies is usually the best way to make sure you get the best from a website.

Most PCs automatically accept them but you can change your browser settings to restrict, block or delete cookies if you want. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Many browsers have universal privacy settings for you to choose from.

How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer

Cookie settings in most versions of Internet Explorer can be found by clicking the tools option and then the privacy tab.

How to manage cookies in Firefox

Cookie settings in Firefox are managed in the Options window’s Privacy panel. See Options window – Privacy Panel for information on these settings

How to manage cookies in Chrome

Click on the spanner icon on the toolbar, select settings, click the under the bonnet tab, click on content settings in the privacy section.

How to manage cookies in Opera

You can manage cookies in Opera if you click on Settings, then Preferences, then Advanced and finally Cookies.

How to manage cookies in Safari

Choose Safari, then Preferences and then click Security. You should then be able to specify if and when Safari should accept cookies.

How To manage cookies on your mobile phone

To manage cookies on your mobile phone please consult your manual or handbook.

Cookie Policy updated April 2019

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