Cookies

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By browsing or using the services we provide on the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the memory of your device. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s memory.

We use the following cookies:

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).

Tracking cookies. These are used to track your online activity once you have visited our website. They are only able to track your activity through pages related to our website’s advertising, these may be provided by third party providers such as Facebook Pixel. Such cookies do not establish full surveillance capability through our website.

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics. Expires 2 years from set/update.
_gid Used to help identify the visitors by either age, gender, or interests by DoubleClick – Google Tag Manager. Expires 24 hours from set/update.
CONSENT Registers the consent choice of cookies in use.
Google Tracking NID Registers and maintains preferences including preferred language, adert preferences etc.
Google Adverts 1P_JAR Used for tracking and advertising targeting purposes.
ANID Used for tracking and advertising targeting purposes.
Java / WebLogic JSESSIONID Session cookie used to track use through the site. Only active whilst using the website.
JavaScript API cookieconsent_status Used to track and register the users’ choice.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the storage of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.