Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and makes them available every time you visit the website again and allows our website or a third party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you.
Cookies are an essential part of the internet to allow accessing online information much smoother and affects the features you see on some websites. There are different kinds of cookies:
These help your device download or stream information, or so you can move around websites and use the features of them. They allow content, products and services you have asked for to be provided.
Are used to allow items to be remembered during your current browsing session, they will expire when the browser is closed.
These remain in operation even after the browser is closed and remember details such as your logins and passwords, these should be deleted after a period of time.
These cookies are used to track what internet pages, websites, information and links are popular and those that don’t get used very much to ensure websites are kept up to date and relevant. Patterns of usage can be ascertained rather than an individual’s activity.
Websites may contain promotional information on websites, or links to other company websites, and a cookie is used to inform the destination website where that user has come from.
When you access our websites we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser.
We may run both session and permanent cookies that enable you to transact with us, provide you with account management function such as updating your preferences, with the aim of making sure your surfing experience with us is as smooth as possible.
We do not currently share your cookie information with any third parties or organisations, they are for our internal purposes only. If you want to know about how personal data is collected by third parties who may advertise on our websites, please view their privacy notices to find out what personal data they collect.
All modern browsers should enable you to see what cookies have been collected and to clear them either individually or all. To find out more information visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Cookie notice was last updated on 18th May 2018.