Like many other websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather and store information about visitors to some of our Sites.
What are Cookies?
Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of the website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.
Types of Cookies
The types of cookies that are used on this website are:
• Preference Cookies – At your request we may place a cookie to remember your preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details (country/age and language preferences) on our gateway page. This is not suitable if you share your computer with someone else.
• Social Sharing Cookies – This is a cookie that identifies you with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter and allows interaction between your activity on social networking sites and on our website through your direction, and makes your transition between the sites more seamless.
• Site Analytics – We use analytics tools to help analyse use of our website. These analytical tool use ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to the relevant analytics tool provider. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.• Session Cookies – We use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that cookies aid the user journey around the site, and will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the site.
How Can I Control My Cookies?
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings. However, you may not be able to use all of the interactive features of our website if cookies are disabled.
There are a number of ways to manage cookies:
• To change your cookie preferences, including how to disable cookies, click “Manage Cookies”
For mor information on cookie management and blocking or deleting cookies for a wide variety of browsers, visit www.allaboutcookies.org/.