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. We can access the cookie data in order to customise our website and services.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Our website uses:
- 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.
- 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).
- Targeting 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.
Some of these cookies may be stored in your browser and you can manage cookies in accordance with the instructions below. There are some examples below of cookies that may be stored on your browser.
|Type of cookie||Examples of Purpose|
|Google Analytics||These cookies helps us understand how you engage with our website. They allow us to distinguish different users and sessions and also to identify how a user accessed our website (eg via a search engine). These cookies may be called utma, utmb,utmc or utmz.|
|Session cookies||These cookies are used to record a session/visit to our website. The session cookie allows the website to remember what you did on a previous page (eg items in a shopping basket will be remembered at checkout). The content of the cookies is usually a unique ID number. This cookie may be called PHPSESSID|
A Linktrust.com advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. This cookie is called LTTC6.
THIRD PARTY PARTNER COOKIES
We deal with carefully selected third parties (eg advertisers and providers of services such as web traffic analysis) who assist us to bring you our website and our third party partners may set cookies during your visit.
These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies and we do not have any control or access over the cookies that they use.
Third Party websites
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be handled by staff working outside the EEA for us or for one of our suppliers.
We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to ensure it is dealt with in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
HOW TO DELETE OR REMOVE COOKIES
If you wish to delete or remove cookies, you can find more information at www.aboutcookies.org