Whilst using this site, some information is collected automatically using ‘cookies’ or local storage.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your web browser and stored in the memory of your computer or device when you visit a website. Some cookies are essential to the effective running of our website and without them, our site may not work as you expect it to.
Cookies are useful because they enable collection of user data and analysis of how the website is being used by visitors, to optimise and create the best possible customer experience.
Some cookies are temporary to your browsing session and deleted every time you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your device’s cache.
What do they not hold?
A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
The cookies we use do not hold any data that can identify you personally, such as; names, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, bank account numbers or credit card information.
- recognise your computer when you visit our website
- improve the website’s usability
- track you as you navigate our website
- analyse the use of our website
Accepting or rejecting cookies
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will tell you how to do this. However, choosing to decline cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
You may be able to configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored, so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it. If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them.