This site use “cookies” which help us to track basic visitor information and to distinguish you from other users of our site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function by changing your browser settings if you so wish.
Our website uses a variety of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies, amongst others. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Read more about the individual cookies we use and how to recognise them below.
1. What are cookies?
A cookies is a small file of letters and numbers that a website transfers to the cookie file of your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree to accept them.
Simply, cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
2. How do cookies help you?
By using cookies we will be able to see how our website is being used. This means that we will be able to identify the most popular areas of the website and make it easier for you to access them, for example. They also help us to be more efficient as we can learn what information is important to you.
- What cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
4. How do you manage your cookies?
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.aboutcookies.org.