read this Policy to understand what type of cookies we use, the information
we collect from the cookies, and how that information is managed. For
further information on how we handle, store and keep your personal data
secure, see our Term of use.
WHAT ARE COOKIES ?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of
your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application. A
“session cookie” stores temporary information that is deleted when you close
your web browser or turn off your computer or device. A “persistent cookie”
enables the site to recognize when you return to it and remains stored on
your computer until you delete it. Cookies work to make your experience
browsing our site as smooth as possible by remembering your preferences the
next time you visit the site.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
There are four variety of cookies which operate on our website :
Essential cookies allow you to be able to experience
the full functionality of our site. For example, these cookies allow you
to change your preferred language and enable the website to remember it.
Without these cookies, some parts of our site may not work as they
Performance cookies tell us how you use our site and
help us to improve it. For example, these cookies count the number of
visitors to our website and see how visitors move around when they are
using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example,
by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily. The
information collected by these cookies is anonymous.
Google Analytics are performance cookies used
to track visits to our website and user behaviour on site. The
data collected is anonymous and is used for benchmarking
purposes to monitor the performance of our site and to measure
user engagement on our site.
Social media cookies from social media sites
such as Facebook, Instagram
and Pinterest are used to enable social media
buttons on our site to work. Social media buttons allow you to
share content and interact with your social network. These
social media platform may set their own cookies on your device.
We do not control the settings of these cookies so we suggest
you check the social media website for more information about
their cookies and how to manage them. Our website will not
collect or store any personally identifiable information from
the user. To find out how you can opt out of accepting these
the social media site.
Hotjar are also performance cookies, used to
measure user engagement and collect visual feedback on our site.
The data collected is anonymous and is used for improvement
purposes to enable a better experience on our site.
Customizer cookies allow our site to remember your
preferences, helping to customize your experience on our site.
Our customizer cookie, which helps us to manage the technology
and cookies which are used across our site.
Targeting/advertising cookies are set by third party
advertising partners through our digital touchpoints to build profiles
based on your interests. These cookies enable us to send you relevant
content and advertising based on your preferences and track the
effectiveness of our ad campaigns.
Below are several advertising and targeting cookies that are
used to identify different browsers and devices. They collect
data anonymously for the purposes of ad selection, reporting,
behavioural targeting, and cross-device advertising (i.e.
associating multiple devices together). In some instances, we
may provide a hashed version of your email address or other
information to the platform provider for such proposes. More
information can be found at the following links.
HOW DO YOU CHANGE COOKIE PREFERENCES OR BLOCK COOKIES ?
Within your browser, you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or
not. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally,
your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies
at all times, or those from providers that website owners use i.e. third
party cookies, or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website
should contain instructions on how you can do this.