What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they visit.
- Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
- Identify whether you are using our website. A cookie allows us to check whether and how you are using the site.
- Test content on our website.
- Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.
To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
You can opt-in or -out of Analytics cookies by using our cookie control widget when you first visit our website. You can activate the cookie control widget at any time during your visit and change your preference. If you choose to opt out of accepting cookies, Necessary and some 3rd party cookies essential for the functioning of our website will still be set on your device, but Analytics cookies and some non-necessary 3rd party cookies will not.
You can also accept or decline cookies using settings in your browser. Some website functionality may not work correctly if you choose to opt out of accepting cookies.
Controlling information about you
When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website, for example on a contact or enquiry section, you may see one or more tick boxes allowing you to:
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post.
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from our third-party partners by email, telephone, text message or post.
If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:
- Sign in to our website and change your opt-in settings.
- Send an email to [email protected]
We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.
We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used solely on a ‘per session’ basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.
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