Cookies are used on our site to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Some cookies are essential so you can move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, some services you have asked for cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small bits of text that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you and can then tailor what you see on the screen.
Some of the cookies we use
Certain cookies are necessary in order for you to use our websites. These are used ‘in-session’ each time you visit and then expire when you leave the site. They are not stored on your computer and they do not contain any personal data. However, you can delete them via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you are able to carry out on our sites.
• Session cookies
These enable you to carry out some essential functions on our sites, such as maintaining log in details for the session or a transaction. They also help by minimising the need to transfer information across the internet. They are not stored on your computer and they expire when you terminate your browser session or logout of certain areas.
• Secure cookie
A secure cookie is only used when a browser is visiting a server via HTTPS, ensuring that the cookie is always encrypted when transmitting from client to server. This makes the cookie less likely to be exposed to cookie theft via eavesdropping.
• Persistent cookies
These are used to persist a user’s preference across e.g., setting items such as the open status of the carousel, and remain until the expiry date and time set by the web server (or otherwise manually deleted by the user).
We like to keep track of what pages and links are popular and which ones do not get used so much to help us keep our sites relevant and up to date. It is also extremely useful to be able to identify trends of how people navigate (find their way through) our sites and help us provide a more friendly solution.
• Third-party cookie
Managing your cookies
You will find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org, which gives details on how to delete cookies from your computer. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser, please see your handset manual.
Want to know more?
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