A “cookie” is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer or device when you access our Sites if you agree. Cookies allow our Sites to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.
About the cookies we use
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log-in to secure areas of the Sites.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Sites when they are using them. This helps us to improve the way the Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to improve the functional performance of the Sites and make it easier for you to use. For example, they are used to remember that you have previously visited the Sites and any adjustable settings that you may have applied.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Sites’ content more relevant to your interests.
How to block cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Sites.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 3 months.