Last updated: October 15th, 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used in order to allow websites to work properly, remember your preferences, improve user-experience and provide information to the owners of the site.
Learn more in-depth information about how cookies work by visiting: https://ico.org.uk/
The different categories of cookies and their purpose
Necessary cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate around the webpages and the various features. Without these cookies, services you may have requested cannot be provided.
Preferences cookies – These cookies allow our website to remember information that changes how the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region you are in.
Statistic cookies – These cookies collect information about how you use the website, for example, which pages are visited the most often as well as if any error messages may have occurred. The information collected remains anonymous and does not include any identifiable information about the website visitor.
Marketing cookies – These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. These are generally placed by advertising networks, such as Google. We do not have third party advertising on our website, so we do not use targeting cookies for advertising purposes. We may use them, however, for gathering analytics and intelligence about the site. These cookies only use anonymous identifiers and have no way of associating identifiable users.
Third party cookies – Some cookies we use are from third party companies, which provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our websites. The type of information collected by these cookies mostly includes how a visitor has interacted on our website.
Other user-tracking technologies
The site contains electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called trackers). They allow us to count the number of users who clicked on an advertisement for our products or services from a third party site. Web beacons collect only specific information, such as the cookie number, time and date of visit, and a description of the page on which the web beacon is installed.
It is not possible to opt out of web beacons used on web pages, you will not be able to accept or decline them. However, because we use web beacons together with cookies, you can limit their use by deleting cookies or changing their settings in your browser.
Managing cookies settings
You can manage your cookies settings to clear or block specific cookies, such as third party cookies, or all cookies. However, if you block all of the cookies that we use, it may affect your user experience and result in the website becoming unusable. You can access these settings via our cookie banner, or in your browser by going to the browser settings; this option should be available for most browsers. Please keep in mind that by clearing all cookies, your website preferences may be lost, including your ability to opt-out enabling cookies as this function itself requires the placement of a cookie on your device. Find out how you can manage cookies settings on the following web browsers: