We and our service providers collect information about your use of our website from cookies and other similar technologies. A cookie is a small text file which is transferred to your browser by our website to identify data traffic patterns, personalise contents and support security. You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change the storing of cookies in your browser settings at any time by selecting the function “accept no cookies”. However, disabling essential cookies may result in you no longer be able to use the entire functionality of our website as well as other websites.
If you wish to adjust the cookie settings you have selected on our website then please email us on [email protected].
The following types of cookies are used on our website:
• Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that allow us to know certain browser information, system operating system, times and durations that our website has been visited, connection speed data and to store your cookie preferences for our website.
These cookies are not shared with third parties other than our website developers as necessary for them to support and develop 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. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. It also helps us understand which pages and services people are interested in so that we can decide how it is presented and what is offered.
None of the cookies provide any information which might disclose the identity of a specific person but they may potentially identify your operating system, your browser and your internet settings.
Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) also places cookies on your computer, to enable Google to provide us with activity reports relating to our website. Google uses this data only to provide us with information on how users use our website and does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The information generated by Google cookies about your use of the platform (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. You may refuse these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.