Statement on Cookies
Cookies are small text files which are put on to your computer, tablet or mobile device by a website.
We use a number of cookies and tracking technologies which record information about you automatically as further described below. Among other things, cookies help us to understand user behaviour and make our website work better.
By using our website, you agree to us using cookies as set out in this policy.
(1) To collect information: This means we can learn more about how you use our website so we can improve your online experience.
Information which we collect when you visit:
We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
the internet domain and IP address from where you access our website;
the type of browser software and operating system used to access our website;
the date and time you access our website;
your clicks and movement through our website, including the pages you enter, visit and exit our website from; and
if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website, or if you have visited our website by clicking on a link in an email sent to you.
We use this information to help us identify click stream patterns, to improve our website and to learn about the number of visitors to our website and the types of technology our visitors use, as well as the effectiveness of our email marketing. We use this information to ensure that our web pages stay compatible with a selection of browsers and systems and thereby ensure that the pages appeal to a wide audience.
Types of cookies we use:
The following are the types of cookies we use on our website and some more details about what they’re used for:
Type of cookieand its Purpose
We also use these cookies to measure the effectiveness of our advertising and to determine the frequency with which you are shown a particular advertisement.
We also use these cookies to send you marketing communications in accordance with your preferences.
Understanding cookies – the nitty gritty
This section supplements the preceding sections and contains further information about what cookies are and how we use them.
What are cookies:
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, tablet or mobile device by us or our partners. They let us identify the device you’re using. This information is sent back to our systems as you move around our website.
Cookies are unique to the web browser you’re using – so if you’re using a desktop computer as well as a mobile, different data will be collected for each.
You can find more information on the All About Cookies website (http://www.allaboutcookies.org/).
Cookies can be set by the owner of the website you’re on. These are known as 1st Party Cookies. There are also 3rd Party Cookies that can be set by partner websites.
You can choose to accept all cookies, reject 3rd Party Cookies or reject all cookies by changing your internet browser settings. If you don’t accept cookies, some features of our website won’t work.
Improving your experience:
We can also find out how you move around our website, so we can look into any errors stopping you from being able to do what you want. The data we collect from cookies is really important for us to improve your experience.
You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don’t want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set. Use the help feature in your browser to see how.
Changing your mind after you’ve accepted our cookies:
Find out more on cookies
Take a look at these websites for more information on cookies:
If we decide to change this policy, we will post the updated policy on this website. The updated policy will take effect as soon as it is posted on our website. This policy was last updated in August 2018.