What are Cookies?
Cookies are a widely used form of technology and most, if not all, websites will set cookies. Cookies may be used for various purposes, including:
- User preferences, including language
- Authentication: to identify the user once logged in, for the duration of a session
- Analytics: to provide information about website use and user profile
- Targeting adverts
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit.
Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
We may use a mix of cookies. Some of these are set by our website, to manage your preferences. We also use third party cookies. This includes Google Analytics, who gather all of your information on an anonymised basis. This allows us to make sure our website is the best it can be.
Most third party cookies are on an anonymised basis, which means these organisations are not collecting any information that can be used to identify you.
We may at times also integrate with social media providers such as Facebook, to help you to connect your account to our website and also to display advertising content which is relevant to you. These cookies use your personal data to deliver advertising which is relevant to your interests.
Any third party cookies are not controlled by this website for more information on these cookies we advise you to check the provider’s own Cookies Policy. Please see the overview below for a full list of cookies used on our website and the provider of each cookie.