Cookie Policy use cookies. Below we explain the cookies we use and why we use them. 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit our site. When you next visit our site, the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users. This means we can improve your experience based on how you use our site.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  1. Persistent cookies 
    Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically.
  2. Session cookies 
    Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser. They are then automatically deleted.

Cookies we use and why

  1. Essential cookies 
    Essential cookies are technical cookies that are required for the operation of this website. Without essential cookies can’t operate properly. For example, essential cookies include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas.
  2. Performance cookies 
    Performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our sites and to see how visitors move around them. This helps us to improve the way our site works by enabling us to tailor it to the way visitors use it. The information we collect from performance cookies is aggregated which means that we cannot identify you from it, you remain anonymous.
  3. Experience cookies 
    Experience cookies allow us to remember the choices you make, providing you with enhanced and personalised features. For example, we use information collected through what are known as “web-analytic” cookies to compare the choices you make to those of our other customers so that we can learn from those choices. Information collected by experience cookies cannot track your browsing activity when you leave our site.

Your right to refuse cookies and what happens if you refuse them 

You can refuse cookies by activating the relevant setting on your browser. However, if you do so you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. If you carry on using our site and do not change your browser settings we will assume you consent to us using cookies as described above.