Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a website. They help websites remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can also help make your next visit easier.
If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site or stop our site placing further cookies on your device, you can do this at any time (learn how to do this below).
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site. We do not require your consent to place these cookies. Nevertheless, you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/ browser, but restricting these cookies is likely to mean that our sites will not work as you would expect and certain functionality may be inoperable.
We have enabled Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting features on the website to allow us to review information about users of the website, including identifiers such as age and location. We may use this information to enable us to make decisions about what information to include on the website and how to present it. We will also enable Google Display Network Impression Reporting on the website to allow us to track how advertising interactions are related to site visits to the website.
We and our third-party suppliers, including Google, will use first-party Google Analytics cookies and third-party DoubleClick cookies together to collect the data for the Google Display Network Impression Reporting functionality.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our sites. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information will be used by us and third parties to make our sites and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose but only if you consent to such sharing.
Social Website Cookies.
So you can easily “Like” or share our content, we have included sharing buttons on our site for certain social media sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter. These cookies are set by the third party social media sites to which they relate.
The privacy implications vary from social media site to social media site and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these sites. Please refer to the relevant social media site’s privacy and cookies policy for more information.
Most browsers have cookies enabled by default. However, if you don’t want to enable cookies, you’ll still be able to browse the sites. If you wish to disable all cookies, you can usually opt-out by setting your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. To disable specific cookies, you can opt-out using the opt-out mechanisms. You can also delete cookies that have already been set through your browser settings.
Please note that if you choose to disable some categories of cookies that we use, you may experience reduced functionality or be prevented from using the websites altogether.
To learn more on how to disable cookies on your browser, please consult your browser “help” section or go to aboutcookies.org.
2. CHANGES TO THIS COOKIES POLICY
Any changes to this cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and we will take all measures necessary to communicate any changes to this cookies policy to you. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this cookies policy. We will also bring your attention to such changes by updating our cookie banner/ pop-up.
This policy was last reviewed and updated: 23rd June 2023