What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the website performs and analyse what works and where it needs improvement.
Like most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience in future.
Cookies on this site
Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. For example, they allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
Non-essential cookies help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. For example, analytics tools to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. This could include anonymous information about how you got to the site, the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page.
The list below details the cookies used on our website.
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How can I control the cookie preferences?
Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can visit this page and review your consent
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which helps us to understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
How we use the information we collect
To find out how we collect, store and use information about you or your visit, see our privacy notices.