Cookies

To ensure you have the best possible experience when visiting our website, and to ensure you can use certain functionality within the site, we use cookies, web beacons or similar technologies on pages within the site. By using our website and signing up to receive alerts from us by email, you are consenting to our use of cookies on your computer or mobile device.

Cookies are simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by our website’s server. These small files do not contain any personal information about you and they are only accessible by our website’s servers.

Our Sites use the following types of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Sites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the Sites. Without these cookies, services like enabling appropriate content based your type of device cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Sites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and is only used to improve how the Sites work.

Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow the Sites to remember choices you make (such as your language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Social Media Cookies: These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button on the Sites. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

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We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third party vendors, including Google, may show our adverts on sites across the internet. We, and third party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve adverts based on someone’s past visits to our website.

To opt out of the third party advertising cookies you can follow the instructions laid out here Google Ads Settings.  Alternatively, you can view Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web.