A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device when you visit a website. Cookies contain specific information relating to your use of a website, such as login credentials, preference settings or tracking identifiers.
Cookies are set by our web server, your browser and the web servers of the third-parties whose cookies we deploy on our websites. They can be read, updated, or deleted by these servers each time you visit our site, depending on the type of cookie.
Some cookies, known as session cookies, are deleted when you close your browser. Other cookies (such as tracking cookies or authentication cookies) remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your browser. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.
Our website uses persistent cookies.
We use a variety of different technologies on our website, including (but are not limited to) cookies, scripts, fonts and images. Some of these are required for us to deliver a website to you. Other technologies are used to enhance our understanding of how you use our website, or to assist in our marketing activities.
The purpose of this notice it to explain how we use such technologies, as well as the third-parties we work with, and to provide you with clear information about their purpose. It also explains how you can control your online preferences.
Cookies are set at a device level. This means we will ask you to set your preferences if you visit our website from a different device. If you want to restrict or block the cookies on our site, you can do this at any time through your cookies preference centre by selecting the ‘Manage preferences’ button below. Should you decide to update your preferences at any time, please ensure that cookies are deleted from your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device by clearing your cookie cache. Browser-specific guidance can be found in the 'Further reading' section below.
*To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.