COOKIE POLICY

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.  We will ask you for your consent to our use of cookies when you first access our website.  If you do not consent then this will mean you are treated as though you have blocked the use of cookies (see below). You may withdraw your consent at any time by declining to accept the cookie policy (select “Functional Only” in our cookie alert) when you visit our website.   

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.  You can delete the cookies at any time by following your browser’s instructions for clearing your browser data.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable optimisation of the site
  • 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, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Retention

Google Analytics

ga

Store a unique user ID used for Google Analytics tracking

2 years

Divi (Elegant Themes)

et-pb-recent-items-colors

Provide functions across pages

persistent

Divi (Elegant Themes)

et_builder_product_version

Provide functions across pages

session

Divi (Elegant Themes)

et_fb_module_data

Provide functions across pages

session

GDPR Cookie Consent

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary

Checks if cookies can be placed

session

GDPR Cookie Consent

cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary

Checks if cookies can be placed

session

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can 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 and our site may not function properly.

10 March 2020