What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer by websites that
you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as
to provide information to the owners of the site, for example, remembering your preferences,
and similar technologies to provide you with a functional website and to give you a more
personalised service. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and
We may also use similar technologies to cookies on our website, which may include pixels, web
beacons or clear GIFs. A tracking pixel is typically a one-pixel, transparent image (although it can be
a visible image as well), located on a web page or in an e-mail that communicates to us whether
you viewed an email that we sent you or visited a certain page on our Site. A clear GIF may enable
us to relate your viewing or receipt of a web page or message to other information we hold about
For more information about how to change your cookie preferences, please see the heading ‘How do
I change my cookie settings?’ below.
Cookies We Use
The cookies used on this website have been categorised as follows.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Some of the cookies on this website are essential in order to enable you to move around the website
and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address,
operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information
to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does
not show personal details that identify you. They help us to improve our Site and to deliver a better
and more personalised service. They enable us:
- To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
- To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Site
according to your individual interests.
- To speed up your searches.
- To recognise you when you return to our Site.
These cookies are part of social media sharing functionality on the site. Facebook uses these cookies
for targeted advertising on Facebook.
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your
browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language
preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also
use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website
other tracking technologies for the following purposes.
Third Party Cookies
This website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device.
When you use the social media sharing tools, like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, through this
website, the relevant third-party websites also set a range of performance and other cookies onto
Further information about these cookies is available from:
How to Control and Delete Cookies?
Should you choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, some parts of our websites will not
function fully, or in some cases, our website will not be accessible at all.
For more information on how to control your cookie settings and browser settings, or how to delete
cookies on your hard drive, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
How do I change my cookie settings?
You can control which types of cookie are set by changing your preferences through our cookie
banner when you first visit our website or at any time by using the preference table below:
Cookies can also be controlled by your web browser settings. Whether our cookies are used will
depend on your browser settings, so you are in control. You can choose not to accept any cookies, or
accept only certain cookies, or to be prompted before a cookie is saved to your hard drive, or to only
accept cookies from certain websites that you designate. To find out more about cookies, including
how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please use the
- Internet Explorer Cookie Information
- Chrome Cookie Information
- Firefox Cookie Information
- Safari cookies information
Please be aware that by blocking all cookies you may not be able to access or use all the features of
our website and you will not receive a personalized service.