Cookies are small text files that may be automatically stored on your computer or mobile device by the websites you visit.
We use the following types of cookies:
- Strictly necessary. Required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance. 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. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting. 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 the 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, which will be updated periodically as we start using new cookies and stop using old ones.
Please check back here to see which cookies are in use at any given time.
Any information regarding the data retention or privacy policies of third parties services is supplied in good faith and is subject to change by the relevant provider.
Analytics cookies on our website:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
For more information about Google Analytic cookies please Click Here.
This website uses HotJar which is a behaviour analytics and user feedback service that helps us to understand the behaviour of you, our website users, and get feedback through tools such as heatmaps, session recordings, and surveys.
Hotjar cookies are categorised as Analytical / Performance, a large majority of these can be identified easily as they are prefixed with the letters hj or _hj.
You can find a full list of Hotjar cookies here if you wish to investigate further and block.
Managing / Blocking Cookies:
Please see the links below for instructions on limiting cookies for your browser:
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can install a small plugin proposed by Google for all major browsers. For more information you can visit: