What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent from a website. If you provide your consent, this information is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.
We use these to identify when you have returned to our website so that we know if you have been to our website before. This helps us tailor the experience that you have
What type of cookies do we use?
The cookies we use are broken down below:
Essential cookies - The website needs these to work properly.
Performance cookies – Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Analytics cookies – These are used to learn about how you interact with our website so we can enhance your experience. Information is anonymised.
Marketing cookies – These are used to follow where you go on the website and then we can show you more relevant content.
Unclassified cookies – Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF LOCAL STORAGE
The longest duration for cookies is 2 years as shown in the list of cookies.
The technology works in real-time, allowing websites to access the data stored in the local storage on
your browser when you access their websites. You are, however, able to manage your browser settings
to disable the local storage and/or to delete the stored data (see below).
Managing cookies and local storage preferences
Most modern browsers allow you to see what cookies you have on your device, and manage your preferences by using their
cookie settings. You can usually find these cookie settings in the “option” or “preference” menu of your browser. You can always
use the “help” functionality in your browser to search for this information. Here is a list of links which you will find helpful to
understand how to manage your cookie preferences:
- Information about cookies in general
- How to manage your cookies in Internet Explorer.
- How to manage your cookies in Firefox.
- How to manage your cookies in Chrome.
- How to manage your cookies in Safari.
Modern browsers allow you to delete the data in local storage (also referred to as "website data", "browsing data" or "other data"
in some browsers) by using the privacy settings associated with that browser. Most browsers also now offer the option to accept,
prompt for or block the storage of local data.