Text files containing small amounts of information sent to your browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website are called cookies. They are able to send information back to the originating website or another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies can be permanent (these are known as persistent cookies) where they remain on your computer until you delete them, or temporary (these are known as session cookies) where they last only until you close your browser. Cookies can also be first-party cookies which are those set by the website which is being visited, or third-party cookies which are set by a website other than the one being visited.
Cookies used on this website are of two categories:
Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors visit most often, in order to provide a better user experience. They do not personally identify individual visitors. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. We use these cookies to: provide statistics on how our websites are used and also, to measure the delivery and performance of our advertising campaigns These cookies could be permanent or temporary cookies, first-party or third-party cookies. In short, these cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited and any adverts viewed.
Advertising cookies can be used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help manage the delivery of advertising campaigns. They are also used to customize the advertising across this website and make it more relevant to you. These advertising cookies are placed by third parties such as advertisers, ad platforms or their agents, and can be permanent or temporary. In short, they are related to advertising services provided by third parties on our website.
If you wish to restrict, block or remove cookies you can do this through your web browser settings. The “Help” function within your web browser will tell you what you need to do. You can also visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to manage and remove cookies across a number of different internet browsers.
Please note that certain areas of our websites can only be accessed by having cookies enabled and you should be aware that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of our content and enjoying the full features of our websites. For information on how to manage cookies on your mobile device browser you will need to refer to your handset manual.