What’s a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
The cookies we use
Currently, we use an opt-in / opt-out consent method which means that we provide a cookie consent notice when arriving at our website with the option to amend your settings or accept the default. If you are not happy with our consent method then you should either:
- Not use this site
- Update your settings
- Browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then the website may not function correctly.
Analytical & Performance cookies
We use Google Analytics to 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.
We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used. User data is aggregated and completely anonymous. Examples of these cookie names are __utma, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz.
Non identifiable analytical data is collected via a tool called ‘The Hub’ for us to map our customer base to better understand how to deliver services. The Hub pulls Google Analytics, Facebook and Google AdWords data together that you have already agreed to share via those platforms.
Third Party Cookies
Our websites contain links to various third party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any external websites that are linked from our sites.
Changing your cookie settings