What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are placed onto your device such as your computer, smartphone or other electronic device when you use one of our Websites. Many cookies are necessary to enable core functionality of websites to work. Cookies are widely used by websites to enable them to function properly and to improve the user experience.
Our Websites place and access cookies on your device. We may use the following cookies on our Websites:
Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of our Websites, or essential to the provision of the services you have requested. These cookies will always be enabled when you use our Websites. These include cookies that enable basic functions like remembering information you have entered on forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session or allow you to stay logged in to your account. Our Websites cannot function properly without these essential cookies. These cookies will always be enabled when you use our Websites.
Functional Cookies. These are used to recognise you and your preferences when you return to our Websites. This enables us to provide you with a more personalised experience. These cookies are not essential for the operation of our Websites but they improve your experience of our Websites. If you block these cookies, you may have reduced functionality, or not be able to store personal preferences.
Performance Cookies. These cookies help us improve our Websites by collecting and reporting information on how users move around our Websites, how long they spend on our Websites and which links they click. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. If you block these cookies, we will not be able to improve our services as easily.
Third Party Cookies
By using our Websites you may also receive certain third party cookies on your device. Third party cookies are those placed by websites, services and parties other than us.
You can find out more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them for each of our Websites in the tables below, together with more information on third party cookies used on those Websites.