What are Cookies?

    Cookies definition - A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. Our Website may use “cookies” on this website to:
  1. make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable
  2. recognise you whenever you visit this website
  3. improve our services
  4. obtain information about your preferences and use of our site
  5. carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and services and to help us better understand our customer requirements and interests

Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you. The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other Internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances, such as when you complete the contact page, we may collect personal information about you, but only where you voluntarily provide it.
In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested.


Consent

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to this policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this policy.


Third Party Cookies

We may work with third-party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Twitter, LinkedIn, and Adobe Flash Player which we use to display video content. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website of the relevant third party.
For example, some of the advertisements on our website may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Website and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at https://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html


Advertising

Advertisements appearing on our site may be delivered to you by advertising partners who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows advertising networks to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you, among other things. This cookie policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Turning off Cookies

You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, note that some parts of our website may not function properly. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
This document was last updated on 13th June 2017


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