Cookie Policy

Why we use cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website in order to provide increased functionality and service. This not only helps us to provide you with a better experience, but also to help us improve our website and services. The cookies we use only contain anonymous information to improve the services we offer, and do not contain personal information.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.

What can you do if you do not want us to collect information about you with our use of cookies?

  • You can block cookies 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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

  • Depending on the browser that you are using the following steps can be taken to control the cookie settings and therefore permit you to disable certain cookies. This list is not exhaustive and will depend on what internet browser you are using.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

  • Security cookies. These cookies are required to enable and support our security features and to help us to detect and therefore prevent malicious activity which may cause a security risk.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

What is the purpose of the cookies that we use?

  • You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cloudflare:

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This cookie helps to maximise network resources, manage traffic, and protect our site from malicious traffic.

Google Analytics:

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This cookie helps to monitor the use made of the website and collects information of users in order to help improve efficiency of the website and to improve the services provided.

  • Please note that third parties (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. You are advised to visit such third-party websites and read the privacy policy and cookies policies to learn how such third parties use your personal data.