We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the
Website, or which may be used by third parties through our websites. The classification
was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about
which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you
decide you don't want to have them on your device.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded
to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies
are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another
website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website
to recognise a user's device.
How long are cookies stored for?
cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified
in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that
created that particular cookie.
Session cookies - these cookies allow website
operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session
starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser
window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all
session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting
you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally
improve the user experience.
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
and www.youronlinechoices.eu .
Cookies used on the Website
A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are
essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features,
such as accessing secure areas of the Website.
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Website,
you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages
visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These
cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these
cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve
how the Website works.
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the
Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
cookies allow the Website to remember choices you have made, for example if you
have clicked the ‘like’ button within a forum posting. The information these cookies
collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Third party cookies
These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise
the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies,
nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.
if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might
be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies,
so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how
to manage them.
ads based on a user's previous visits to your website or other websites.
use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users
based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
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