Cookies Policy

By using our website you are consenting to the use of the cookies detailed below.

We use cookies on our website, which amongst other things, help us to improve your experience of our website and to ensure that it performs as you expect it to.

Cookies & Your Privacy

Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.
Manage your Preferences

We use cookies on our website, which amongst other things, help us to improve your experience of our website and to ensure that it performs as you expect it to. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They can improve your experience of using a website, for example, by remembering your preference settings and tracking your use of a website so that it can be improved to meet your needs. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Websites must get consent to send cookies to your computer or mobile device unless the cookies are strictly necessary to provide services to you. By using our website you are consenting to the use of the cookies detailed below. However, if you do not want us to keep sending cookies, you can set your cookies preferences by following the instructions below, although this might affect to some functionalities cookies. For example, contact forms could not be submitted.How do I reject and/or delete these cookies?

All browsers permit that you reject and/or delete cookies either one at a time or all at once. The procedure for this depends on the browser you use. We have inserted a link to the most common used browsers below. Please remember to reject/delete cookies in all the browsers you use to visit our Website:

  1. Internet Explorer.
  2. Chrome.
  3. Firefox.
  4. Safari.

The table below explains what cookies we use on our website, why we use them and whether they are strictly necessary or another type of cookie e.g. "functionality" or "performance" cookies. We also state in the table whether a cookie is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. The difference is that:

  • Persistent cookies remain on your device between browsing sessions. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie. For example, where a "persistent cookie" is used on a website to remember your log-in details, you will not need to enter those details each time you visit that website.
  • Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Some of the cookies listed below are those set by our own website when you visit. However, we also have cookies on our website that are set by third parties.

Strictly necessary

Strictly necessary cookies are essential to enable you to receive a service on a website. For example, cookies to operate online shopping baskets, do your internet banking or to comply with the law (e.g. such as to keep your information safe). We would not be able to operate our website without using the "strictly necessary" cookies listed below.

 

Name

Purpose

Persistent/ Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

General session cookie set by the server used to track the session state. Enables the site to remember selections and preferences made by the user.

Session

GDPR.CookiePreferences Cookie set by the server. The purpose of this cookie is to remember your GDPR preference. 1 Year
#lang Session cookie set by the server. The purpose of this cookie is to remember a user's language preference. Session
ARRAffinity Session cookie set by the server. The purpose of this cookie is to ensure the user is managed correctly to ensure a secure session.  Session

Performance

Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Any information collected by these cookies is anonymous. We only use such information to improve our website.

Name

Purpose

Persistent/ Session

More information

.ASPXAUTH Used to determine if a user is authenticated.  Persistent  
__atuvc This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. 1 Year
__CSRFCOOKIE Security Cookie to prevent counterfeits. CSRF stands for cross-site request forgery Persistent
DSID, SID, IDE These cookies are associated with Doubleclick, applies only to web-browser activity. Analytics collects any demographic and interests information available in the cookies. 1 Year  

_dc_gtm_UA

_ga

_gid

_gat

pageviewCount

These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile analytical reports which help us improve our website. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to our website, how they arrived there (e.g. directly from the internet or through linking from another website) and tracking which webpages they visited.

These cookies expire between 30 minutes to 2 years from being set or updated.

Persistent

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Local storage Like cookies, Local storage can store per-session or domain-specific (website) data as name/value pairs. In this case the purpose is to remember user selections. Session/Persistent  
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE This cookie name is associated with the Sitecore Content Management System as is used for web analytics to identify repeat visits by unique users 10 Years  
sc_fv Session cookie used to remember user preferences. Session  

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These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We use this information to compile analytical reports which help us to improve our website. The cookies collect information such as how the user moves through, and views, different pages on our site. In addition, these cookies may also track whether a poll or survey has been minimized or completed to ensure the same form does not reappear elsewhere or on return to the website.

1 Year

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Your Privacy

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. We mainly use this information to ensure the site works as you expect it to, and to learn how we can improve the experience in the future. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change permissions. However, blocking some types of cookies may prevent certain site functionality from working as expected 

Functional cookies

(Required)

These cookies let you use the website and are required for the website to function as expected.

These cookies are required

Tracking cookies

Anonymous cookies that help us understand the performance of our website and how we can improve the website experience for our users. Some of these may be set by third parties we trust, such as Google Analytics.

They may also be used to personalise your experience on our website by remembering your preferences and settings.

Marketing cookies

These cookies are used to improve and personalise your experience with our brands. We may use these cookies to show adverts for our products, or measure the performance of our adverts.