A cookie is an element of data which can be sent to your browser by a website and which can then be stored on your system. Cookies enable us to understand who has seen which pages and ads, to determine how often specific pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website. Throughout use of the website by users, non-personal information such as user type, operating system and domain names may be collected and this information may be used by us to measure the number of visitors to the website.
What types of cookies do we use?
We may use three types of cookies on the website:
Session cookies – These are temporary cookies which will stay in your browser’s cookie file until you close your browser. The server software automatically places this cookie on your computer but it is not used by our website.
Analytical cookies – Our website uses third party cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies (third party cookies) for the following purposes:
- a cookie to record the time of your first visit to website, the time of your most recent visit to the website and the time of your current visit;
- a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website;
- a cookie to record how long you stayed on the website; and
- a cookie to record how you located our website (i.e. Google search, keyword, link from other page etc.).
We only share the information obtained through the use of Google Analytics with Google. For more information on Google’s use of your information, please see Types of Cookies Used by Google. Upon leaving our website, the cookies we use for these purposes do not track your Internet usage and do not retain your personal data. They will not be used in connection with any other information to identify you in any way.
If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies:
Go to the “Manage Cookies” heading and select the option you want, either to stop the installation of cookies or to inform you of them;
From the list provided, click onto the programme which your computer uses; if this is not shown on the list, click on the “help” heading on the bar at the top of this page, search for information on “cookies” − an explanation of how to delete cookies will appear, then follow the instructions.
Additionally, you can change your browser to inform you when a website is trying to place a cookie on your screen.
Whether you change your software to avoid cookies from being accepted or informed of them will depend on the type of internet browser that your computer uses. You can follow the appropriate instructions for your specific type of browser (please note that this link will open a new window and connect to an external website and that we are not responsible for the contents of external websites).
How to disable third party cookies
This website is not linked to us and we are not responsible for the content of this website. We only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to our website, except in the case of cookies that remember you for future visits or where you save your login name as indicated above.
Your consent to cookies
Cookies do not include confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not share cookies with any third party websites or external data providers. If you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.