What is a cookie?
- Identify you when you visit the website
- Improve the functionality of the website, such as storing your preferences
- Improve the performance and usability of our website, to help provide you with a better user experience
- Track the pages visited across the site
- Personalise the website and online advertising so it is more relevant for you
Cookies themselves don't hold personal information. In many cases, we won’t be able to link the information we collect by using a cookie back to you. They can, however, enable us to link that information back to you and your personal information, for example, when you log in, or choose to register for our service, or download a piece of marketing collateral. We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
Cookies we use
We’ve put the cookies we use into the following categories, to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:
- Strictly necessary - these are used to help make our website work efficiently
- Performance - these are used to analyse the performance of our website and how we can improve it
- Targeting - these are used to build a profile of users' interests and then show personalized ads for that specific user.
- Functionality - these are used to enhance the performance of a website. Certain functions may not be available without them.
- Unclassified - these are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
How to manage your cookies
Some people don't like the idea of websites storing information on their device. It is possible to block cookies and delete cookies that have already been set, but you might lose some functionality of the website.
If you wish to change your cookie preferences on the website, you can do so at any time by clicking the bottom left icon on the screen.
For now, you can enable or disable cookies in your browser settings. Information on how to restrict or block cookies through some of the more popular browsers can be found here:
Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org to find comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.
Cookies on our site:
What happens if I restrict cookies?
If you have a question about this policy, or require more details about any specific cookies, please email us at email@example.com
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK regulator, the Information Commissioner. Go to ico.org.uk/concerns to find out more.