What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file implanted by our Website on your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) which collects information (including your personal information) about you. For example, a cookie could allow the Website to recognize your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information to enable you to navigate the Website effectively. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
What cookies do we use?
The following are the various types of cookies used on the Website:
(a) Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate the Website and use its features.
(b) Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make and to provide more personal features. These cookies can also be used to monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of the Website, so that we can improve and optimise it. Upon obtaining your consent, we may place a cookie on the Website to remember your preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details on our gateway page every time you want to access the Website. If you share your computer with another person, opting into the use of this cookie will not be suitable. We may also use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid your navigation through the pages on the Website, and which will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies expire once you close your browser.
(c) Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use the Website, for instance which pages of the Website you most often use. The information collected by these cookies does not identify you. All information which is collected by these cookies is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. We use Google Analytics to help monitor and analyse use of the Website. Google Analytics is a type of performance cookie which collects standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information collected by this cookie is transmitted to Google which then uses it to evaluate visitors’ use of the Website and to compile statistical reports on the Website’s activity. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
(d) Third Party Cookies
There are also some third party cookies in use on the Website. These are used on social media sharing buttons, embedded video and image sharing players and payment facilities. Each of these providers has its own policy relating to the use of its cookies, each of which can be accessed by clicking on the following links:
This list is not exclusive and is subject to change.
How to Manage and Disable Cookies
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
Changes to Cookies