BY USING OUR SITE YOU CONSENT TO US USING COOKIES AS DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY.
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, or other devices when you access a website. Pixels, also known as web beacons or web bugs, are small blocks of code on webpages and in emails that do things like allow another computer server to measure viewing of a webpage. These are often used in conjunction with Cookies. Cookies enable our computer servers to collect information from your computer or device about how you interact with our Site. You can find more background information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies will never be used by us to collect your sensitive personal data or financial details, such as credit card information. You can disable Cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer; Safari; Chrome; Firefox or Opera) although this may affect your ability to fully use our Site.
- Authentication: to recognise you if you are signed in to our Site.
- Performance: Some Cookies may collect information about your visit to our Site, for example which web pages you use most often. We might also use these performance Cookies to highlight services which we think will be of interest to you based on your previous use of our Site. To help us monitor visitor traffic to our website and understand how our Site is used, we have enabled a third party software tool ‘Google Analytics’ to collect data about our Site traffic. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by clicking here. Performance cookies do not routinely collect information that personally identifies a visitor by name.
- Functionality: Some Cookies allow our Site to remember information from your previous visits, such as contact details which you previously submitted. For example, when you complete a form on our Site we will use a cookie which (if you agree) will help remember your details if you use the same computer to complete another form on our Site without you having to re-enter them. These Cookies may also be used to provide information you request such as newsletters.
4. STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
Some Cookies are essential to enable you to navigate our Site or to enable you to receive a particular service you have requested. Such Cookies are regarded as ‘strictly necessary’ and we do not need to ask your permission to use them.
5. THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Our Site may also allow third parties to download Cookies to your device. For example if you choose to ‘share’ content from our Site with friends through a third party site such as Facebook or another social network, you may be sent Cookies from these third party service providers over which we have no control. If you choose to share such content, you should check the relevant third party services provider’s terms/policies for more information about cookies that they use.
6. HOW CAN I CONTROL OR DELETE COOKIES?
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience while on the Site, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of the Site or you may not receive personalised information when you visit the Site.
If you use different devices to view and access the Site (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.