Cookie Policy

What is a cookie? 

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your  device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each  subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. 

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve your web site experience.  They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. 

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We can split cookies into 4 main categories: 

  • Category 1: strictly necessary cookies 
  • Category 2: performance cookies 
  • Category 3: functionality cookies 
  • Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies 

Category 1 – Strictly necessary cookies 

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its  features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you  have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided. 

  • Our site does not use this type of Cookie 

Category 2 – Performance cookies 

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages  visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t  collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. 

  • By using our website and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. 

Category 3 – Functionality cookies 

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name,  language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. 

These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. 

  • By using our website and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. 

Category 4 – targeting cookies or advertising cookies 

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. 

  • Our site does not use this type of cookie. 

However, we do have links to many other web sites. Once you access another site through a link that we have provided, it is the responsibility of that site to provide information as to how  they use cookies on the respective site.