What are cookies?
Cookies are widely-used information files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit, allowing the server to collect information from the browser.
We believe that the use of these tools enables us to provide users with a more meaningful web experience. They are used to improve the efficiency of websites, to enhance the user’s experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by remembering you and your preferences as well as any login details.
We use ‘session cookies’, which only exist throughout your visit to the site, as well as ‘persistent cookies’ which can be stored for up to 2 years for returning visits.
Find out more about cookies on http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Types of cookies we use
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website, such as those that enable you to use online forms or watch videos. These cookies don’t gather any data about you that could be used for marketing or remembering personal information.
We use Google Analytics to help us improve the way our website works by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily by identifying which pages are visited and if any errors are encountered. The information collected is anonymous and is used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users, and measure how effective our advertising is.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise your experience and remember your preferences. These cookies also record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information, collected by partners such as CommuniGator, to make our website, the advertising displayed on it and the communications sent more relevant to you.
For more information about cookies in general, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/
Third party cookies on our site
The following sites may set their own cookies whilst browsing our site:
Typically, these cookies will be set if you are or have been signed in to the corresponding account and are using ‘like’ or ‘share’ buttons embedded on our site. The use of these cookies will have been detailed in each platform’s Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies when you signed up, but for a refresher on these policies please select above.
We also use remarketing functionality, allowing us display targeted ads to previous visitors of this site. We use Google AdWords remarketing, which set information within a doubleclick.net cookie. You can find out more information by visiting Google Ads Preferences
We also use Facebook’s cookies set for conversion tracking and measuring the performance of our Facebook advertising campaigns. Additionally, user behaviour on our website may be used to build custom audiences for our own Facebook advertising purposes, such as displaying an ad on Facebook if you visited our site. The below links have more information on Facebook’s interest-based advertising and how to opt out:
- Information on Facebook’s interest-based advertising
- Opt out of interest-based advertising on Facebook
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