- This policy sets out what cookies are, how we use them on our website, and what you can do to stop cookies being placed on your device.
- About Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, make use of e-billing services or place items into your online shopping bag.
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).
- Analytics Providers
Please also note that we use Google Analytics, which places cookies on your computer, to help the website analyse how visitors use the website. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing to us other services relating to website activity and internet usage. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Please visit: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ for further information on how Google uses your data.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Further Information
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
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We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site.
Unless stated otherwise above, all of our cookies will expire after your current browser session ends.