COOKIES

Our policy on cookies, the digital type...

What Are Cookies?

 

 

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive.

 

How We Use Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We Use The Following Types of Cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. These cookies expire after a browser session is closed.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies expire after a browser session is closed.

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). These cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions which allows this information to be remembered.

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third party providers such as Google services which Google Analytics, DoubleClick and YouTube for this purpose. These cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions which allows this information to be remembered.

 

Third Party Cookies

Third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are set by a website other than the one being visited by you. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including: Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies:

(a) Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy

(b) Facebook – https://en-gb.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

(c) Twitter – https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies

(d) Instagram – https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370

(e) YouTube – https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US

Blocking or Deleting Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser and from version to version.  You can obtain up-to-date information about how to block or delete cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/ (Opera);

(d)  https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari);

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

 

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.