COOKIE POLICY

WHAT IS A COOKIE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

 

When you visit a website that uses cookies for the first time, a cookie is downloaded to your PC - the next time you visit a website, your PC will check to see if it has a cookie that's 'relevant' - ie, if it uses the website name - it then sends the information in that cookie back to the website. This is how we'll know if you've been here before! 

 

HOW LONG WILL YOU KEEP MY COOKIES?

Persistent cookies: these will stay on your device for the amount of time specified in the cookie. They will be activated everytime you visit the website which created that cookie.

Session cookies: these allow us to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and when you close the browser window. These cookies are created temporarily and are deleted once you close the browser. 

WHICH COOKIES DO YOU USE?

Functionality cookies: these cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  By using the website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (eg - user name, language or region) and provide more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Necessary cookies: these will enable services you have specifically asked for. These are needed in order to let you move around the website and use our features - like accessing secure parts of the website!

Performance cookies: these collect anonymous information on the pages you visited. By using the website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Third party cookies: for when you 'share' content through Instagram or other social media you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the settings of these cookies so please check those websites for more info about their cookies and how to manage them. We also cannot access these cookies and the third parties cannot access the data in our cookies.