COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer or device. We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They 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.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Name

Purpose

Duration

_gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 1 minute.

  • The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

1 minute

_gid

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

24 Hours

cookieconsent_status

Every user has the ability to manage their cookie jars, so if you're not happy with us using these cookies then you may adjust your browser settings to suit. Please remember we use cookies for users benefit and turning them off may affect the performance of the site. As delighted as we are that you have decided to visit our site if you're not happy with our use of cookies you do have the option not to visit the site again. Please find instructions for managing cookies on your browser below.

1 year

CraftSessionId

This cookie name is associated with the Craft web content management system, where it functions as an anonymous session identifier.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary

Session

_hjIncludedInSample

This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from Hot Jar, a Malta based company. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Session













viewedOuibounceModal

This cookie tracks which users have closed the popup on the approved used section, so it won’t pop-up again after a user has closed it.

48 hours

_ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

2 years




Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you block cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Where appropriate, we will notify individuals of those changes by post or email. Each time you enter or use our website, you agree that the privacy policy current at that time shall apply to all information we hold about you.

It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.

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