A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
On our Website we use two types of cookie: ‘session cookies’ which are temporary and are removed from your cookie file once the browser is closed and ‘persistent cookies’ which remain on the cookie file in your browser for a period of time (dependent on the specific cookie).
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use and move around our site and count the number of visitors. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
We use some persistent site analytics cookies and persistent strictly necessary cookies. All other cookies will expire after you close the browser.
Further information on Google Analytics. Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help our Website analyse how you and other users use the Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our Website (which may include your IP address, the internet browser and language you use, preferences, the date and hour of your access to the web page and the websites you access after visiting our Website) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our Website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.