Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer or mobile devices (including tablets) when you visit a website. They help websites remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings to make your browsing experience as friendly as possible. Cookies may also retain IP address information.
Some cookies are temporary and will disappear when you close your browser. Others are persistent and will stay on your computer for some time.
Types of cookies used on this site
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that help you log in to secure areas of our site. We do not need your consent to place these cookies. Nevertheless, you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/browser. Restricting these cookies is likely to mean that our site will not work as well as you would expect, and certain functions may not work.
These cookies recognise and collect information about the number of visitors and how they move around our site when they are using it.
This helps us improve the way our site works. For example, by making sure that users can find what they are looking for easily.
The performance cookies collect visitor statistics such as:
- how many people have visited our site,
- how they reached our site,
- the type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows - this helps us identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies),
- how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc, and more.
This helps us continuously improve our content and offers.
These cookies, sometimes called marketing tags, are placed throughout our site to record the pages you visit and the links you followed. This data is used by us and third-party advertising players to tailor advertising campaigns we do on other sites.
Social website cookies
We have included sharing buttons in some areas of our website site for certain social media sites. These may include third-party sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.
These cookies are set by these third-party social media sites. The privacy implications vary from social media site to social media site and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen on these sites. Please refer to the relevant social media site’s privacy and cookies policy for more information.
How to opt out of cookies
You can change your browser settings for each website you visit. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies from providers that the website owners use i.e. third-party cookies, or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this.
You can find more information about how to opt out of cookies at aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies
To find out about centrally controlled third-party advertising cookies please go to youronlinechoices.com