When you enter the Website our web server sends a cookie to your computer which allows us to recognise your computer but not specifically who is using it. By associating the identification numbers in the cookies with other customer information when for example you log-in to the Website, then we know that the cookie information relates to you.
By proceeding beyond this page you consent to our cookie settings and agree that you understand this Cookies Policy which explains how you can manage your cookie choices and preferences.
This cookies policy explains:
- What are cookies?
- Managing your cookies preferences
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer when you visit a website and which store and sometimes track information about your use of the site. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are only used where you ask us to remember your login details for when you next return to the site and will last for a longer duration.
The cookies used on the Website are explained below and based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories.
1.Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies allow you to use essential features of the Website. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website.
2. Performance cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how you use the Website, so that we can improve the quality of the Website.
Our performance cookies do not collect any information that could potentially identify you. All information collected is anonymous and is used by us to:
- provide statistics on how our site is used;
- monitor which website our users arrived from; and
- help us improve the site by measuring usage information and any errors which occur during our users browsing experience.
3. Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies provide you with improved site functionality by allowing access to additional services or to enhance your future visits to the Website.
Functionality cookies used on the Website provide you with improved Website functionality whilst you are browsing. These cookies may share information with partners to provide services on the Website. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose.
4. Targeting & Sharing cookies
Targeting & sharing cookies offer you a customised browsing experience by providing you with interest based services both on this Website and on some other websites too.
Cookies which customise your browsing experience on our site only collect information by reference to the IP address that you are using. Some of these customised browsing experiences may be linked to services provided by third parties which provide these services for recognising that you have visited our site. This information is used to inform you of products and/or services which may be of interest to you or for services provided by our third party partners.
These cookies may also link to social networks such as Facebook or Twitter provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts which may be of interest to you.
For more information about this type of interest based advertising, and about how to turn this feature off please visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
5. Managing your cookie preferences
Some of the cookies used by the Website are served by us, and some are served by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our site you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website if you do so.