Cookies

Internet Log File Information

When you visit our website we collect standard internet log information.  We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site.  Information we gather in our standard internet log information does not identify anyone and is only used for statistical purposes including the establishment of visitor numbers, most popular pages and features and most popular browser types.

 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites when you visit.   They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the site.

Several of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate. You may delete and block all cookies from our sites but parts of the site will not function correctly.

All our cookies have a life that spans only the length of your session with our website.  The one exception is the cookie named ‘YourCookieSettings’ which has a life span of 365 days and is necessary to store your cookie settings for this site.

The cookies used on this website have been categorized using best business practice.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. 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).
  • Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

Managing your cookies

You can manage your cookies from your web browser’s help page.