What is a Cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file which is downloaded and stored on your computer or device that uniquely identifies your browser or device. This Website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies on this Website are placed by us and some are placed by third parties. The purposes for which they are used are set out in this Cookies Policy.
Cookies used by this Website
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies enable you to navigate around the Website and allow the features of the Website to work correctly. The Website cannot function without these cookies. We don’t currently use any strictly necessary cookies on this Website.
Functional cookies collect information about how you use the Website and remember choices you have made in the past so we can provide a higher quality experience to you by customising our services (e.g. choice of language, font size, location, topics of interest). This information is usually anonymised and is not used for any other purpose.
Some examples of functional cookies used on this Website include:
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These cookies help us to understand how many visitors interact with the Website and what pages are visited, by collecting and reporting information anonymously. This data will help us understand who is using the Website and how we can improve its contents. Performance cookies also allow you to share pages with social networks and post comments. We don’t currently use any performance cookies on this Website.
Targeting cookies collect information about your browsing habits and are used to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests.
Some examples of targeting cookies used on this Website include:
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Managing Your Cookie Settings
As noted above, the first time you visit this Website, you will be presented with a banner with a link to this Cookies Policy. The cookie banner will contain a button labelled “Cookies Settings” and by clicking on this button, you will be able to change your cookie preferences.
In addition, you may change your cookie settings through your Internet browser. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your Internet browser. The “HELP” function within your browser will provide detailed instructions as to how to do this.
How to Opt-Out of Cookies
As above, you can change your cookie preferences, including opting-out of particular cookies, by clicking on the “Cookies Settings” button in our cookie banner. You can also disable cookies for the Website in your browser settings. The “HELP” function within your browser will provide detailed instructions as to how to do this.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains information on how to block cookies for a wide variety of browsers. You will find details for how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.
Some of the services offered by this Website will be limited or will not function well if cookies are disabled.
Third Party Websites
We may update this Cookies Policy and we encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This Cookies Policy was last updated in December 2020.