WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your device. It allows a website to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences and past actions. Cookies allow users to navigate smoothly around the site and help us to analyse anonymously how visitors are using our website so that we can continue to improve our site experience. Cookies also recognise when you visit our site again.
HOW LONG DO COOKIES STAY ON MY DEVICE?
There are broadly two types of cookies, both of which we use on the website.
Persistent Cookies - These remain on your device after you’ve left our site. For example, when you check a box to remember your account username.
Session Cookies - These are temporary cookies which remain on your device until you finish using the website or close your browser after using the website.
TYPES OF COOKIES WE USESTRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.SITE FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES
These cookies enable the site to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.PERFORMANCE COOKIES
These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.TARGETING COOKIES
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
ACCEPTANCE OF COOKIES
By using our site, you agree to these types of cookies being stored on your device. Our cookies don’t hold any personal information such as your name, address or payment details, however if you would like to restrict, delete or block any cookies from your device you can use your browser settings to do so. Each browser is different, so you’ll need to visit your browser’s “Help” section for details on how to do this. If you continue to use our site without changing your browser settings we will assume that you consent to us using cookies as described above.
Please note that by blocking or deleting cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functions of our website and your overall site experience may be affected.
WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
For more information or help regarding our cookies policy, please email on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Contact Us page.
For more general information on cookies, please visit https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/