What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or other devices when a website is loaded into your browser, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information automatically through cookies or similar technologies.Cookies are used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit or for multiple repeat visits. They provide you a consistent visiting experience and perform essential functions such as allowing you to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be first-party, meaning they are set by the website you are visiting or by third-party, such as those who provide content or advertising or analytics services on the website.Our websites and HTML emails may contain other tracking information including “web beacons” or “pixels”. These are often transparent graphic images placed on a website or email to monitor the behaviour of the user visiting the website. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load but their functionality will be restricted.
Details of cookies we use
How do you change cookie preferences or block cookies?
You can choose to accept cookies or not within your browser. Each browser has different controls, generally including choosing to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this.If you choose to block cookies on our website, you may be unable to access certain areas of the website and certain functions and pages may not work in the usual way.