Last updated May 2020
What are Cookies?
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Other tracking technologies are also used which are similar to cookies. This can include pixel tags and tracking URLs. All these technologies are together referred to in this policy as “Cookies”.
The types of Cookies that we use, or may use, on our site, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
- Strictly necessary Cookies: These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of our site. Without these Cookies, any services on our site you wish to access cannot be provided.
- Analytical/performance Cookies: These Cookies collect information about how you and other visitors use our site, for instance which pages you go to most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. We use data from these Cookies to help test designs and to ensure a consistent look and feel is maintained on your visit to the site. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated. It is only used to improve how a site works.
- Functionality Cookies: These Cookies allow our site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, 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. Additionally, these Cookies can be used to allow an optional