Cookie Policy

Information about our use of 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 site.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. 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.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These do not identify individuals but rather provide us with anonymous information about how users interact with our website. 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. We use Google Analytics for these purposes. The Google Analytics security and privacy policies can be seen here
  • 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. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie NamePurposeDuration of cookie
_gaGoogle Analytics Used to distinguish users2 years
_gidGoogle Analytics Used to distinguish users24hrs
_gat_UA-13235698-1Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.1 minute
cookie_notice_acceptedCookie website notice message has been accepted.28 days
datrFacebook Browser ID2 years
frFacebook Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID*1 month
wdFacebook Browser window dimensionsSession

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can access the “Help” function in your browser to find our more. 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.

 

 

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