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 computer’s hard drive.
We use the following 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.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These 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.
- 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).
- 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. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table and text below:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Cookie Type||Data Used By||How long this cookie lasts|
|Used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on this website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, it will be stored in this cookie||Analytical/performance||Google Analytics||?|
|_cfduid||This is set by the cookie plugin to remember preferences.||Analytical/performance||Google Analytics||3 months|
|_gid||To store and count page views and to distinguish users.||Analytical/performance||Google Analytics||1 day|
|_ga||To store and count page views and to distinguish users.||Analytical/performance||Google Analytics||2 years|
|advertising||Set by the cookie plugin to remember preferences.||Analytical/performance||Google Analytics||3 months|
|_fbp||Cookie set by Facebook which allows ad tracking in accordance with users advertising preferences set in the cookie plugin.||Analytical/performance||3 months|
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our site. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies detailed in the table above collect information in a non-identifiable form, including the number of visits to site, where visitors have come to our site from and the pages they visited. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics stores information about:
- The pages you visit on our site;
- The actions you perform on our site;
- How long you spend on each page;
- How you reached our site;
- What you click on while visiting our site; and
- We don’t collect or store personal information (for example your name or address) that can be used to identify who you are.
More details about how Google Analytics collects and processes data is available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties not mentioned in this Policy.
You 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 website.