What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your device by our website. This enables the website to distinguish you from other users of the site, and to understand your – and other users’ – browsing patterns anonymously.
What cookies do we use?
Different types of cookies are used for different purposes. The types of cookies we use on our site break down into the following categories:
Strictly necessary cookies
Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
These allow us to anonymously collecting and reporting numbers of visitors and to see how visitors interact with our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We sometimes share this information with trusted third party agencies.
Preference cookies enable our website to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks to you e.g. your preferred language, or the region that you are in.
Find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them here.
Changing your cookie preferences
You can block cookies by changing the settings in your browser preferences.
Please note: If you use your browser preferences to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
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