What are cookies?
Cookies are files, which are sent by us to your computer or other electronic access device, which we can access when you visit our site in future.
We use the data we obtain from cookies to help run the website more effectively, to improve the website's functionality, usability and navigation, and for advertising and marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you thus improving your experience with it.
We use different types of cookies for different purposes.
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential for the website to work. Examples of this are cookies we need to keep you logged into the site as you move from page to page within our website.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies are not necessary but help us improve our website’s functionality and enhance your user experience. Examples of this are cookies we use to remember user choice of a web form from a previous visit.
- Performance cookies: The cookies help us improve the performance of our website. Examples of this are cookies we use to count, page views, record time spent on a particular page, record the types of selections you have made and the links you have clicked.
- Targeting and advertising cookies: These cookies help us improve our communications, marketing and advertising. Our advertisers and third party marketing services may also send you cookies
How do you stop cookies being used?
Most internet browsers allow you to control and/or refuse to accept cookies. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
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Last updated February 2016