A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to site navigation.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, 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.
Cookies and consent
We will obtain consent from you to use marketing, behavioural and analytical cookies. Consent will be obtained from you when you first enter one of our websites. You can change your preferences at any time.
If you do choose to change your setting you may still see adverts on our websites, but they may be less relevant to you as they will not be tailored to your interests.
Change your browser settings
You can prevent your browsing from being tracked generally by adjusting your browser settings, browsing in ‘private mode’ or using browser add-ons.
You can find out how to do this by visiting the relevant support page for your browser, or by using the help function on your browser:
- Apple Safari
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Internet Explorer & Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Opera browser