We and our third party service providers send “cookies” to your device or use similar technologies to understand and enhance your online experience with us.
Cookies are small text files placed in your browser. We also use pixels or “web beacons” that monitor your use of our sites. Web beacons are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a webpage for the purpose of transferring data, such as the IP address of the device that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the web beacon appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the type of browser that fetched the web beacon, and the identification number of any cookie on the device previously placed by that server.
Managing cookies and other technologies
This website uses the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies: They are essential in order to enable you to move around our site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without them, services like enabling appropriate content based on your type of device cannot be provided.
Performance cookies: They collect information about how you use our site so that we can analyse traffic and understand users’ interactions. We may use third party service providers such as Google Analytics for this purpose who may use their own cookies or similar technologies. The information is used to improve our site.
Functionality cookies: They allow our site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.
You can refuse or accept cookies from our site at any time by activating the setting in your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers.
Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the site may operate as intended.
For Google Analytics cookies, you can manage your cookie preferences here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
We do not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is created.