What are cookies and what do they do?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed and the time spent at our Website.
For further details on cookies, please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.
By continuing to use our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described in this Policy.
What happens if I block cookies?
In order to use certain services offered through our Website, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.
We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of our Website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our customers. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.
We may also use “social media” cookies to personalise your interaction with third party social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook where our Website uses such features. Such cookies recognise users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our Website. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
COOKIE TYPE: Google Analytics
PURPOSE: To store information such as the time you visit the Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website.
MORE INFORMATION: For further information about Google Analytics please see http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
COOKIE TYPE: Social Media
PURPOSE: These cookies are set by AddThis, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube
MORE INFORMATION: For more information about the cookie policies of the social media services we use, please see:
- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/help/cookies
- YouTube: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy
- AddThis: http://www.addthis.com/privacy
- LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv