Cookie Policy

1.Definition

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our site and are used to make the users experience more efficient. We are able to store cookies on your computer where they are necessary for the operation of the site however, for non-essential cookies we need your permission.

2.How we use Cookies

We use cookies to recognise you and your preferences, improve our site’s performance and collect analytical information for ourselves and our business partners. Without the knowledge gained we would not be able to provide the service we do.

3.’Session’ and ‘Persistent’ Cookies

‘Session cookies’ allow us to track your actions during a single browsing session, but they do not remain on your device afterwards.

‘Persistent cookies’ remain on your device between sessions. We use them to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We can also use them to balance the load on our servers and improve your experience on our site.

Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies. A first-party cookie is set by the website being visited; a third-party cookie is set by a different website. Both types of cookie may be used by us or our business partners.

Third Party Cookies we use include:

Cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Google Analytics to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our website. Google Analytics uses programming code to collect information about your interaction with our website, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our website.

Cookies set by Company:

We use cookies to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. We maintain specific records management and retention policies and procedures, so that personal data are deleted after a reasonable time according to the following retention criteria: – We retain your data as long as we have an ongoing relationship with you (in particular, if you have an account with us). – We will only keep the data while your account is active or for as long as needed to provide services to you. – We retain your data for as long as needed in order to comply with our global legal and contractual obligations.

4.Disclaimer

All our cookies are categorised by the role they fulfil on our website:

  1. Strictly Necessary: these are essential to enable you to move around our website and use features such as secure services. Without these cookies such services could not be provided;
  2. Functionality: allow the website to remember your choices and to personal certain features. These cookies may be anonymised and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites; and
  3. Performance: collect information as to how users use the website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is aggregated and used to improve our website.
  4. None of the cookies employed are classified as Behavioural Targeting.

If at any time you wish to disable our cookies, you may do so through the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable or delete our cookies that will prevent certain important areas and features of our service from functioning properly. (but if you do so you will not be able to use certain important features of our service). You can find additional information at AboutCookies.org.

Notwithstanding, the audit undertaken regarding our cookies, it is possible we may have missed one from our list above. If you happen to find one that is being set on our site, please let us know.