What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are used in order to enable core functionalities of our website, as well as providing us anonymized data.
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
Essential cookies are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website which you have requested. They enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.
Non-essential cookies are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
We use the following types of non-essential cookies on our website:
- Functional cookies
- Analytical (or performance) cookies
- Targeting (or advertising) cookies
These are cookies that are designed for purposes such as enhancing a website’s functionality. These are either not strictly essential for the website or functionality which you have requested to work, or are cookies which serve non-essential purposes in addition to their essential purpose.
Analytical (or performance) cookies
Analytical (or performance) cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. These cookies are not essential for our website or its functionality to work.
Targeting (or advertising) cookies
Targeting (or advertising) cookies record information about your visit to and use of our website, for advertising purposes.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
How to accept or reject cookies
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
Most browsers allow you to reject cookies you have previously accepted, or block all cookies including essential cookies. You can find more detailed information about adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.
Google Adsettings and Google Analytics
You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ or install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.