What are Cookies?
Our website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or mobile device for record-keeping purposes. This is a common practice for all websites. The cookies will not contain any personal identifiable information about you.
How are they used?
- Provide products and services that you request and to provide a secure online environment
- Manage our marketing relationships
- Give you a better online experience and track website performance
- Help us make our website more relevant to you
Are Cookies Safe?
Yes! They can’t read or store any personal, confidential or unencrypted information about you, or any other material on your hard drive. They also don’t carry viruses and don’t download or install anything on your hard drive.
It is possible to disable cookies being stored on your computer by changing your browser settings. If you disable cookies relating to our website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site. You’ll still be able to use most of our online services, but some things might not work as you may expect if you do not allow us to store and access these cookies on your device.
These cookies make our online services easier to use and help us to understand how people use our websites.
Enabling us to customise your online experience based upon your individual circumstances, existing product holdings or activities during previous visits to this website. If you do not allow cookies to be stored and accessed on your device, we won’t be able to tailor your experience.
Types of Cookies We Use
Session Cookies – We use session cookies, which last only for the duration of your visit (your ‘session’) and are deleted when you close your browser. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page and keeps you signed in while you use our service.
Persistent Cookies – We also use certain cookies that are persistent. These remain on your computer after you have visited our site, meaning the site can remember your settings when you revisit us. Persistent cookies last for a pre-defined period unless they are deleted.
Third Party Cookies – As well as using cookies from our advertising partners, from time to time we may also embed external content from other third party websites within our website. These include sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google whose cookie usage policy you can view on their own websites. Some parts of our sites are managed by our partners who may operate their own cookie policies. Some of our cookies are applied by our advertising partners to help manage our online advertising. These cookies enable us to learn which adverts bring customers to our website. The information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
Find Out More
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and disable them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.
Last Updated: 15 September 2021