What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
What types of Cookies are on our websites?
We use the following cookies:
- Necessary - These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytics - They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Marketing - These are used to improve the relevancy of advertising campaigns you receive. They are also 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).
- Performance - These cookies record your visit to our websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our websites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the following PDF document.
Can I block Cookies?
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
How do I change my cookie preferences in the future?
Should you wish to change your cookie consent preferences at a later stage, you will need to clear your cookies. The next time you come back to this site, you’ll be able change your preferences.
This page was last updated: 5th March 2021