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Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website and to help you find products and services on our website.

This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve the service we deliver to you.

We do not store personally identifiable information in our cookie data without your consent.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or your computer’s hard drive, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They allow us to deliver a better and more personalised service.

Cookies can be session cookies or persistent cookies and can be either first or third party cookies as defined below:

Session Cookies

These allow us to track your actions during a single browser session e.g. to remember the items returned from a search. These are created temporarily and once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Persistent Cookies

These allow us to authenticate you and to remember your preferences and therefore enable us to enhance your website experience. These remain on your device between sessions.

First and Third party Cookies

Session cookies and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies depending upon the domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are those set by our website. Third party cookies are issued by a different website from our website.

We use a mixture of first party, session and persistent cookies on our website to provide our services and enhance your experience. All of the cookies used on our website fall within the ICC classifications of Strictly Necessary cookies, Functionality cookies, Performance cookies and Advertising cookies as detailed in the table below.

You can generally set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or modify your browser to alert you of any new cookies. To clear the stored cookies, you can normally go to the Tools dropdown menu at the top of the browser window.

The website may not function without technical problems if you have disabled cookies in your browser and you may experience a reduced availability of the services provided by the website.

You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them by visiting www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Store information about your preferences. Recognise you when you return to our website.

Performance Cookies

Perform website analytics to manage performance and design of our website. Error management to manage errors presented on a website to support service improvement. Testing designs to ensure a consistent look and feel is maintained.

Functionality Cookies

Remember settings a user has applied to our website. Fulfilling a request by the user such as submitting a comment. Remembering choices made on our website.

Advertising Cookies

Provide advertisers with information about your visit to our websites so they can show you advertising that is relevant to you. Limit the number of times you see an advertisement. Help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.