This Cookies Policy sets out the cookie practices used by us, including the type of cookies we may use, the purposes for using the cookies and how you may refuse to accept or block the cookies.
What is a cookie?
1.1. A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites and allows a website to recognise a user’s computer or other device. Cookies are used to help users navigate websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
What cookies do we use?
1.2. We may from time to time use the following cookies:
1.2.1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into any secure areas of our site.
1.2.2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. These cookies may enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern and may also help us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
1.2.3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This may enable us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
1.2.4. Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
1.3.1. identifying you when you sign-in to our site (where applicable);
1.3.2. delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests;
1.3.3. conducting research and diagnostics to improve our site content and any services; and
1.3.4. preventing fraudulent activities.
How do you restrict or delete cookies?
1.6. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our site to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from our site, but please be aware that restricting or deleting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site and your ability to use our site.
1.7. Your web browser may allow you to restrict or delete cookies set by our site. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. Alternatively, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer.
2. Changes to our cookies policy
2.1. We may revise and update this Cookies Policy at any time. Please periodically review the Cookies Policy, as your continued use of our site indicates your agreement with any changes that we make.