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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, table or other device.


Cookie management on our website

You can manage your cookie preferences for this site at any time by choosing “manage preferences” or by clicking the cookie icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen and using the Storage Preference box. When the Storage Preference box opens, you can use the sliders to opt in or out of the cookie categories. To save your changes, scroll to the bottom of the Storage Preferences box and click on the save button. If you cannot see the icon, you may be using a blocker to prevent the setting of cookies.


How we use cookies

Our websites and apps use cookies to distinguish you from other users on our websites. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites and apps and allows us to improve our sites. We use other cookies for gathering statistics and for marketing purposes. We are providing this information to enable visitors to the site to understand the different types of cookies and how we use them.


Cookies we use

You can see descriptions of the cookies used on this site and how long they last by pressing or clicking on the cookie icon in the bottom-right corner of the page and reading the cookie notices for each category of cookie.

We use the following cookies:

Essential cookies

These are required for us to operate our websites and apps. They include cookies that permit you to store items in an online shopping cart; allow you to log into secure parts of our site or make use of e-payment services.

Analytical or performance cookies

They allow us to recognise you and to count the number of visitors to our websites and apps and to see how visitors move around our websites and apps. They improve the performance of our websites and apps by ensuring that visitors can find what they are searching for easily and to speed up your searches.

Our websites and apps use third party technologies to help us gather aggregate information about the user experience. The information we collect allows us to better tailor our web experience to the interests of our visitors.

Functionality or personalisation cookies

These allow us to recognise you when you return to the website or app after your first visit. It helps us to personalise content, to greet you by name and remember your preferences (such as language or country). They are used for statistical purposes. 

Marketing or targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to the websites and apps, links you have followed and pages you have visited. We will use this information to target information on our websites and apps and advertisements displayed on the websites and apps more relevant to your interests. We may share this information with third parties and other social media such as Meta for this purpose. Cookie profiling, also called web profiling, is the use of persistent or permanent cookies to track a user’s overall activity online. When used in conjunction with our advertising services, information collected by third party cookies may be linked with information about visits to multiple sites.

Third party cookies

Our websites and apps may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. By clicking on those links or enabling these connections you may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical, performance or targeting cookies. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies – we have no control over how third parties use your data. Please ensure that you read the privacy policies on any such external websites.

To deactivate the use of third-party cookies, visit the Storage Preference centre (see above for more information about the Storage Preference centre).

Cookie choices and disabling cookies in browser(s)

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when a website sets or uses cookies. You can disable cookies from our site at any time – all modern browsers allow you to change your cookies settings. Settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. For further guidance see your browser “Help”. Disabling cookies may prevent areas of a website from working as intended.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. Please be aware that these controls are distinct from the controls offered on this site.


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