What are cookies and how do we use them?
This policy is split into five sections:
- What are cookies and tracking technologies?
- The cookies and tracking technologies we use
- How do I change my cookie settings?
- Our Cookies
- Our main technology partners
What are cookies and tracking technologies?
What is a cookie?
A list of all the cookies that we and technology partners use can be found in the Our cookies section.
The cookies and tracking technologies we use
How do I change my cookie settings?
If you don’t want us to place cookies on your computer then there are a number of ways you can opt out – setting your browser either to reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are currently on.
We like the website www.aboutcookies.org which gives you detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies depending on your browser type. You can then adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection.
You can also use the links below to find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
We have also included links to the privacy policies of our technology partners in our cookie list so that you can control the cookies they place more easily.
The cookies on our site are Analytics
Analytics and customisation
Our Analytics cookies collect information about how you use our websites and help us improve how our website work. For instance, this could be the pages you visit most often and the error messages from those pages.
We use tools such as Google Analytics to help us better understand how our customers navigate to and through our websites, how long customers spend visiting our content items, how often they return to visit our websites and what demographic categories (age, gender, interests) they fall into.
You may stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of our website to Google, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please see Google’s privacy notice for further information.
Our main technology partners
We work with Google to market our services on their Adwords platform. We record any completed transactions that have been referred by Adwords using cookies.