Cookie Notice

Cookie Notice

 

We respect your concerns about privacy and value the relationship that we have with you.

Like many companies, we use technology on our website to collect information that helps us enhance your experience and our products and services. The cookies that we use allow our website to work and help us to understand what information and advertising is most useful to visitors.

Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our cookie practices and let us know if you have any questions by submitting a request through the “Contact Us” form on our websites.

We have tried to keep this Notice as simple as possible, but if you’re not familiar with terms, such as cookies, IP addresses, and browsers, then read about these key terms first.

 

Who is collecting it?

 

By using our websites, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice and our Privacy Notice.

 

This Cookie Notice applies to any websites, apps, branded pages on third-party platforms (such as Facebook or YouTube), and applications accessed or used through such websites or third-party platforms (hereinafter, “our websites”) which are operated by or on our behalf.

By using our websites, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice and our Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly, disable the cookies that we use or not use our websites at all. If you disable the cookies we use, this may impact your user experience while on the websites.

The section below summarises the different types of cookies we use on our websites, together with their respective purpose and provides you with the ability to manage these cookies.

We will only collect, use or disclose your personal data where it is fair and lawful to do so.

For a more detailed understanding of how we use personal data collected by cookies, please refer to our Privacy Notice.

 

What does cookie mean?

 

Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively ‘cookies’) are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to any internet enabled device – such as your computer, smartphone or tablet – when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, generally improving your online experience, and helping us to offer you the best product and services.

There are many types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but have minor differences. For a detailed list of cookies used on our websites, please refer to the below relevant section.

 

What purpose do we use cookies for?

 

We use cookies to make our websites easier to use, to deliver a personalised experience on our websites, and to better tailor our products, services and websites to your interests and needs. Cookies are used to help speed up your future activities and your experience on our websites.

The cookies you consent to, are also used to collect your personal data which we then profile into audiences so that we can deliver targeted advertising tailored to your interests and limit the number of times you see an advertisement. For more detailed information about the profiling activities we undertake with your personal data for advertising, please see our Privacy Notice.

We also insert cookies in emails and newsletters to improve our content and advertising.

Lastly, we use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use our websites and to help us improve their structure and content and also help us measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on our websites.

More detailed information about the types of cookies we use and for what purposes, can be found in the below relevant section.

 

How can I control or delete cookies?

There are many ways to manage your cookies:

 

Control via your browser settings

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. If you do not want our websites to store cookies on your device, you can change your browser settings so that you receive a warning before certain cookies are stored. You can also adjust your settings so that your browser refuses most of our cookies or only certain cookies from third parties. You can also withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting the cookies that have already been stored.

If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience while on our website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of a website or you may not receive personalized information when you visit a website.

If you use different devices to view and access our website (e.g., your computer, smartphone, tablet) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

The procedures for changing your settings and cookies differ from browser to browser. If necessary, use the help function on your browser or click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser.

There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you.

You can also use www.ghostery.com to evaluate the use of cookies used on our websites.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Control via our cookie management tool

You can disable cookies by use of our cookie consent tool.

Switching off tracking cookies, for example, ensures that we will no longer track your online behaviour. However please note that opting-out from tracking cookies does not necessarily mean that you will receive less advertising. It just means that the advertising you receive will not be tailored to your interests.

 

What cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our websites may be generally categorised as follow:

 

Duration of the cookie we use

In terms of duration, we may use two different types of cookies on our websites:

 

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