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. A cookie stores a unique identifier, a string of random characters, so that your browser can be distinguished from others and can be used to link to databases that hold data about your usage and preferred interests, along with other data such as your IP address. This combination of data is often used for various functions such as; enabling the website to work (strictly necessary), by recognising the same user as they navigate from one page to another (functional) etc….
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. Without these cookies the service may not operate as you would expect it to so these are not optional.
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.
Cookies may be;
- First Party- They are stored by the website you are visiting or;
- Third Party-They are stored and recorded by a technology provider, such as an advertising network.
Third party cookies may be used to link your browsing behaviour across multiple sites. Cookies are either stored for the duration of your visit or they will remain on your device for a fixed period
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
This cookie enables us to:
(a) Estimate our website traffic size and usage.
(b) Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted to your individual interests.
(c) Speed up your searches.
(d) Recognise you when you return to our site.
We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 days