Cookie Policy

About Cookies

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and records how you move around a website, so that when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit.

Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies can be either:

  1. Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again; or
  2. Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Our use of Cookies

We use cookies to track your use of our site. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track patterns regarding your use of our site. This helps us develop and improve our website, as well as our products and services in response to your preferences.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product or service. Accordingly, these cookies cannot be turned off, as without them, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided.
  2. Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our site. These cookies allow us to count visitors, identify sources of traffic and assess the popularity of different pages of our site.
  3. Functionality cookies: These cookies allow us to provide enhanced features by remembering previous choices you have made, including updates relevant to the services you use.

Our Service Providers’ Use of Cookies

Our service providers use cookies, and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics, that collects information about the use of our site by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our site.

You can find out more about Google’s use of information by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

We also publish Google AdSense advertisements on our site. These advertisements may be personalised to reflect your interests and preferences. To help determine your interests, Google uses cookies to track your previous visits to our site, and your visits to other websites.

You can opt out of Google’s personalised advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/settings/ads.

Managing Cookies

As a user, you have a choice in accepting cookies from our website to your browser. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system. However, if you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings.

You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

Up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies from your browser can be found at the following links:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari); and

https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

By not blocking cookies and continuing to browse, you are authorising the use of cookies.

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