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Cookies Policy

Introduction

Welcome to our cookie policy. This policy works alongside our privacy policy, which you can find here. This policy describes what cookies we gather, how we use them , why we sometimes need to store these cookies, and how you can manage them during your visit to or use of our website. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may affect certain elements of the website's functionality.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your device when you visit our website. These files do not contain personal data, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your personal data with a certain device. Cookies help our systems to recognise your browser and to provides you with a more user friendly experience. Cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive, or corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. Many websites use cookies, and you can find out more about them at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Why do we use cookies?

These files serve a number of useful purposes for you, including:

  • ensuring the website functions correctly;
  • granting you access to restricted content;
  • tailoring our website’s functionality to you personally by letting us remember your preferences, location, or device type;
  • improving how our website performs;
  • analysing the use of the website;
  • understanding who our audience is, so that we can provide content most relevant to you;
  • allowing third parties to provide services to our website; and
  • helping us deliver interest-based advertising where appropriate in compliance with the applicable laws.

What cookies do we set on this site?

We use different types of cookies on our website. 

We currently use the following types of cookies on our website:

  • necessary cookies – these are cookies that allow our website to perform its essential functions. Without these cookies, some parts of our websites would stop working.
  • site analytics cookies – these are cookies that monitor how our website is performing, and how you interact with it. We use them to know how best to improve our website or services.
  • functional cookies – these are cookies that remember who you are as a user of our website. We use them to remember any preferences you may have selected on our website, like saving your username and password, or settings.
  • social media cookies – these are cookies that integrate with social media platforms such as YouTube embedded video links. We use them to help you share content from our website to your chosen social media platform. For these to work, social media sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions available for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. For more information on how to opt out of being tracked across all websites by Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Do I have to accept the use of cookies?

All cookies currently being used are necessary for the website to function.

Alternatively, your internet browser generally allows some control over most cookies through your browser settings. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you are free to block cookies on your browser. However, please note that if you do block cookies, it will impact your ability to navigate this website effectively.

To disable cookies in the popular browsers, follow the links: