What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that websites install on your computer or mobile device. It collects information relating to your use of our website, information about your device, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
Cookies can be used to record information about your online preferences and help us tailor our website to your interests and provide you with a better user experience.
What cookies do we use?
As the name suggests, these cookies are essential for the running of our website. If these are disabled, parts of our website will not function. These cookies register whether you are logged in or not. They also allow us to ensure the security of our online forms, preventing Cross Site Request Forgeries (CSRF) from malicious sites, which use your login details to submit forms on our site. They are not used for marketing purposes.
For information about controlling or disabling your essential cookies, click here.
The information Google Analytics collects is anonymous. It includes information on how you found our site, which pages you visited whilst you were here and for how long, what time of day your visit was, whether you have visited the site before and what area of the world you are in. We can use this information to provide more content that is of interest to you. It can also be used to identify and fix problems that may arise on the site.
If you’re in the European Union, the Google Analytics tool may store your information outside of the EU. The United States do not have the same laws regarding data protection as those in the EU. By using our website, you consent to such transfers.
If you want to opt out of analytical cookies, click here.
Behavioural advertising cookies
We use DoubleClick cookies on our website to help us understand how efficient our advertising is and to ensure the ads are relevant to you. Although behavioural advertising cookies can track your activity around the Internet, they cannot identify you personally. They allow us to count how many people have seen our advertisement or have seen it more than once. It also allows us to tailor advertising to you when you visit other websites.
If you would like more information about online behavioural advertising, click here.
How to manage or opt out of cookies.
If you wish to opt out it is possible to control cookies by following the links below, however, by opting out you may lose some of the features and functionality of our website. Most browsers will allow you to disable cookies; use the ‘Help’ menu on your browser. Alternatively, you can find instructions on how to change your cookie settings here.
To restrict third party cookies, visit youronlinechoices.com or click on the AdChoices logo that appears in the corner of adverts that use behavioural advertising cookies.
To disable third party cookies generated by advertisers or providers of targeted advertising services, you can turn them off by going to the third party’s website and getting them to generate a one-time “no thanks” cookie that prevent further cookies being written to your device.
For more information about remarketing or to opt-out of the Google remarketing cookie, click here.
You also may choose to opt out of the DoubleClick cookie. If you select the DoubleClick opt-out cookie, ads delivered to your browser by our ad-serving technology will not be served based on the DoubleClick cookie.