Effective Date 27th October 2020
The notice provides you with information about Cookies and how to control them for this website.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website places on your cevice when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity.
Cookies help us enhance your experience when using the website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site users and members.
What Cookies do we use?
- Strictly necessary Cookies are essential for the provision of the site and any requested services, but do not perform any additional or secondary function. These Cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of Cookie cannot be disabled.
- Performance Cookies are those that provide statistical information on site usage, i.e. web analytics. We use Google Analytics Cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. These Cookies collect information in the aggregate to give us insight into how our website is being used.
- Functional Cookies allow enhanced functionality and personalization, such as videos and live chat. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these functions may not work properly.
Persistent Cookies remain on your device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that you visit the website that created that particular cookie.
Session Cookies are temporary. They allow us to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
How can you manage Cookies?
Most browsers accept Cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase Cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. When you access the settings, you typically have the option to see what Cookies have been placed and delete them individually, block third party Cookies or Cookies from particular sites, accept all Cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all Cookies.
You can request our list of Cookies by clicking here.
Please note that these may be updated from time to time as our needs and use change.
You should use the links below to find out more about how to visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser to change settings:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari for Macs and iOS
You may also find useful information on www.allaboutcookies.org