A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive.
TYPES OF COOKIES
We use the following types of cookies:
- strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Site for example your account, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- analytical/performance cookies. These cookies enable us to recognise visitors, to analyse how many our Site receives, and to examine how all our visitors navigate around the Site when using it. This helps us to improve the Site’s operation and functionality for example by presenting the information on it in a way that makes it easier to access all of the relevant webpages more easily.
- functionality cookies. These cookies are used to enable us to identify you as an existing visitor or account holder when you return to our Site. 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).
- advertisement/targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages landed on and browsed by you, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
These types of cookies can be – “persistent” or “session” cookies – which characteristic reflects the length of time that a cookie remains on your device.
The session cookies we use last until you stop browsing. The persistent cookies we use last until they expire or are deleted.
Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 90 days and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device.
Google’s provides information about its cookie policies here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=en-GB&gl=fr
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT COOKIES
For more information on managing cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org, or visit www.youronlinechoices.eu which has further information about behavioural advertising and online privacy.