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What’s a cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored
on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a
website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options
based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used
to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not
harm your system.

If you want to check or change what types of
cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings.
You can block cookies at any time 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.


How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website.
This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with
regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our
website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might
need or want.

Cookies are either:

  • Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your
    web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser –
    they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a
    website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any
    personal data from your computer; or
  • Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your
    computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie
    can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website


Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable
    you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or
    service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the
    services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies
    do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or
    remembering where you have been on the internet.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve
    the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits,
    identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember
    choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be
    able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use.
    They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as
    viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies
    collect is usually anonymised.



Please note that third parties who advertise on our
website (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.

In compliance with EU legislation, the following
table lists the use of cookies on this web site:






This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to
calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for
the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and
assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

2 years



This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to
store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an
analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including
the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages
viisted in an anonymous form.

1 day



Google uses this cookie to distinguish users.

1 minute



Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user
uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website.
This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to
the user profile.

1 year



We use cookies to collect information about how
visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us
improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form,
including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the
site from and the pages they visited.

Cookies are small. We do not make use of cookies to
collect any private or personally identifiable information. The technical
platform of this website uses cookies solely to aid the proper technical functioning
of the website. The cookies used contain random strings of characters alongside
minimal information about the state and session of the website – which in no
way collects or discloses any personal information about you as a visitor.

Advanced areas of this site may use cookies to
store your presentation preferences in a purely technical fashion with no
individually identifiable information.

Most web browsers allow some control of most
cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including
how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit


Analytics Cookies

Like most websites, we make use of analytics
software in order to help us understand the trends in popularity of our website
and of different sections. We make no use of personally identifiable
information in any of the statistical reports we use from this package. We use
an analytics package called Google Analytics who provide details of their privacy policy on the Google website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics
across all websites visit