Like most websites, we use automatic data collection technology when you visit our website (after asking for your consent). This notice explains how we use so called ‘cookies’ and other related technologies and how you can manage the behaviour of these cookies.
What are cookies?
Cookies and other online tracking technologies are small files of data or code that we put on your computer if you agree. They are stored in your web browser’s cache and allow a website or a third party to recognise your browser or mobile device.
In addition to cookies, there are similar technologies that may be used by our website. These include:
UTM codes: These are strings that can appear in a web address when a user moves from one web page or website to another. The string can represent information about browsing.
Web beacons: These are tiny graphics with a unique identifier that are used to understand browsing activity. Web beacons are invisible when you open a web page.
We use the following cookies:
These are vital for the running of our products and services on our website. Without the use of these cookies, parts of our websites would not function. For example, we use these cookies to:
Analytical cookies and similar technologies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
They help us record how you interact with our websites or apps, such as how you navigate around pages and from page to page, identifying improvements we can make to the user journey.
They also help identify any difficulties you have accessing our services, so we can fix any problems.
Additionally, these cookies allow us to see overall patterns of usage at an aggregated level.
Functionality cookies and similar technologies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website and collect information about your choices and preferences, for example, your username, so you can log in faster.
Most modern browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" or “Settings” section of your browser.
Controlling Web Beacons
You can prevent web beacons from tracking your activity, although you won't be able to decline receiving them in emails. For information about managing your cookie options, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain features available on the website or it may not work at all.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire within a two-year period, depending on the type of cookie.