- the choices you can make about whether we can put some types of cookies on
your computer, mobile device, tablet or other device.For the purposes of this
may identify you as an individual, which may include for example your name or
online identifiers such as your IP address.
1. Cookies – What are they?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your computer, mobile
device, tablet or other device when you visit a website or use an application.
Cookies are then sent back to the Website on each subsequent visit, or to
another website that recognises that cookie, and allow the website to recognise
the user’s device.Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser.
These are known as session cookies. When you restart your browser and return to
the Website, the Website will not recognise you and you will have to log back
in (if login is required) or select your unique preferences/settings again.
Other cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from
your cache. Expiration dates are set within the cookies themselves, and some
may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after many years. These
are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a
returning visitor.Our Website uses both session and persistent cookies.
Cookies allow us to recognise users (where appropriate), tailor the content
of our Website to fit the needs of our Website’s visitors and helps us improve
the user experience. Without certain types of cookies enabled, we cannot
guarantee that the Website and your experience of it are as we intended to
you use to access our Website.This includes where available, your IP address
and pseudonymous identifiers, operating system and browser type and depending
on the cookie, also includes the reporting of statistical data about our users’
browsing actions and patterns.
If you visit our Website, we will deploy cookies to provide an online
service more suited to the device you connect, as well as to prevent and detect
fraud and keep your connection secure. When you visit our Website from any
device (mobile, tablet, PC), we collect information about your use of the
Website, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the
site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution, etc.), the
way you interact with this site, and the IP address your device connects from.
You may not be able to initiate or complete some activities with our online services
unless the cookies or similar technologies are installed.We additionally use
cookies (and other similar technologies) to:
- provide products and services that you request and to provide a secure
- manage our marketing relationships;
- give you a better online experience and track website performance; and
- help us make our Website more relevant to you.
4. Cookie Categories
This section explains each cookie category in more detail and how you can
control their use.The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on
its type. We use two types of cookies on our Website:
- Persistent cookies
These are cookies which stay on your device after you have closed your
browser and remain in your browser’s sub-folders until they expire or you delete
them. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor.We also
categorise our cookies to help our customers understand the specific reason for
- Performance cookies (tracking Website performance)
These cookies collect aggregated information and they are not used to
identify you. We use this type of cookie to understand and analyse how visitors
use and explore our Website and look for ways to improve it. We use these
cookies to track our sites and plugins performance across the globe. Similarly,
we may also use these analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, or
features to gauge users’ reactions. The analytics cookie we use may be our own
(i.e. first-party cookies) or third party cookies and include Google
Analytics.• Functionality cookies (giving you a better online experience)These
cookies remember your preferences and tailor the Website to provide enhanced
features. Without these cookies, we cannot remember your choices or personalise
your online experience. We use this type of cookies to:
• make login faster by recognising you if you are logged into the Website; and
• remember relevant information as you browse from page to page to save you
re-entering the same information repeatedly (e.g. language, volume, HD
mode).You may find the functionality cookies that we use on our Website and how
you can manage them in Appendix B.
- Targeting cookies
These cookies are usually third-party cookies from marketing partners used
to deliver advertisements relevant to you and your interests. both on the
Website and on other websites These cookies can track your browsing history
across the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
If you wish to prevent this type of cookie, you may do so, via your device’s
browser security settings.
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are
served by third parties, including analytics or advertising companies, ad
network and servers, content providers and application providers. These third
tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website
over which we have no control. Unless expressly stated otherwise, our Website
does not provide any personal data to these third parties, however, they may
collect information, including personal data, such as internet protocol (IP)
address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, operating
system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this
Website. They may use this information so as to provide you with interest-based
advertising or other targeted content.We recommend that you check the privacy
and cookie policies of those websites for information about the cookies they
may use and the collection of personal data. We cannot accept any
responsibility for any content contained in these third-party websites.
6. Keep in mind
Cookies with more than one use Some of our cookies collect data for more than
one use. We will only use these cookies for their essential purposes unless you
have given your consent to any other uses they have.
Cookies that are already on your device Turning off one or more types of cookies will not delete any that have
been downloaded in the past. We may still use data we collected up to that
point, but will stop collecting new data.
Managing cookies choices in your browser You can turn off or delete cookies
in your browser. If you do this, it may affect sites that use similar cookies
7. How to control and delete cookies
Cookies help you get the most out of our Website. However, you can set up
your browser to delete or refuse some or all of them, or to be notified when
you are sent a cookie and therefore, choose whether or not to accept it. You
may also delete or refuse, some or all of the cookies, on our Website at any
time.On your first visit to the Website you will have seen a pop-up to inform
you that cookies are being used when you proceed with using the Website.
Although this pop-up will not usually appear on subsequent visits you may
withdraw your cookie consent at any time by changing your browser or device
settings.Please remember, if you do delete some or all your cookies, some
functionality on our Website may be disabled and as a result you may be unable
to access certain parts of our Website and your experience on our Website may
be affected. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that they will
subsequently decide that you would in fact like to allow cookies, you should
adjust your browser settings and continue using our Website. Cookies will then
be sent to and from our Website.You may also opt out of third party cookies by
following the instructions provided by each third party in its privacy
policy.To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have
been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on
8. Does the Website use any other personal data about me?