Last Updated: 02 October 2018
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small data files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone (each a Device) when you visit a website. Cookies serve a number of purposes like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, interests or log in details, and generally improving your experience.
- To improve our Website by using cookies to “remember” what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website.
Which Cookies Do We Use?
|Source (Where cookies come from)|
|First Party Cookies||These cookies are provided by us and used to measure website usage.|
|Expiration (How long cookies last)|
|Session Cookies||These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.|
|Persistent Cookies||These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (which could be minutes, days or months from the creation/update of the cookie).|
|Type (What application uses the cookie)|
|Performance Cookies||These collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use these cookies to test different designs and features for our Website and we also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our sites and how effective our advertising is.|
Website Cookies and other tracking technologies
|Cookie Type||Name||Purpose||Expiration||Source||Opt Out Link|
Managing and Disabling Cookies
Most browsers accept cookies automatically but they can be set up to ask for your prior consent before an individual cookie is set on your Device. This will give you control over certain cookies, however, it may interfere with your browsing experience as some websites may not function properly and you may not be able to take advantage of all the features offered by our website.
For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for some major web browsers:
- Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
- Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
- Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
- Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.
If you limit the ability of our websites to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our Website properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate. You may also be able to opt-out from certain cookies through third party cookie management sites. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of our Website. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites: