Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

  • Analytics Cookies

It is important for us to understand how you use our website, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our website and your experience of it.

  • Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our website such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

  • Targeting Cookies

It is important for us to know when and how often you visit our website, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make our website and advertising more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Name

Purpose

ARRAffinity

This cookie enables us to make sure visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session

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This cookie enables us to track visitor behaviour to measure site performance. The cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site.

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This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle the request rate for the service – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

_utmc

This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

 

_utmb.

This cookie enables us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is used to determine new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes.

 

_utma

This cookie enables us track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics

 

cookieconsent_status

This enables us to store information about user’s consent. 

 

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

All cookies will expire after 1 year. Some of the Analytical Cookies will expire much earlier, either when you close your browser or after either 10 or 30 minutes after your visit to our site.