Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

About this Cookie policy

This cookie policy applies to all of our website (“the Website”).

This cookie policy forms part of and is incorporated into our website Privacy Policy.

By accessing the Website, you agree that this cookie policy will apply whenever you access the Website on any device.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. We reserve the right to vary this cookie policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

Our use of cookies

We may collect information automatically when you visit the Website, using cookies.

The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.

You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, however, if you do, it could have a negative impact on the usability of the website compared to if you allow cookies.

The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences(Firefox);

(c) https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

Analytics cookies

These cookies monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reach it. This is used so that we can see total figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.

You can opt out of these if you want:

Third-party service cookies

Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.

Here is a list of places where you can find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies:

advertising cookies

We sell space on our website to advertisers so you can enjoy our content for free.

As part of this, we use services to help us and advertisers understand what adverts you might be interested in.

These cookies hold information about the computer – they don’t hold personal information about you (ie it’s not linked to you as an individual). But they might hold a record of what other websites you have looked at.

Below are the services we use and how you can control those cookies. Please note that disabling advertising cookies won’t mean that you are not served any advertising. It means that it will not be tailored to your interests.

a) Google Adsense (ad partner) https://support.google.com/

Other advertising management cookies

Advertisements on the Website are provided by other organisations. Our advertising partners will issue advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Website and other websites. In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer. These cookies hold information about the computer – they don’t hold personal information about you (ie it’s not linked to you as an individual).

Please note that turning off advertising cookies won’t mean that you are not served any advertising merely that it will not be tailored to your interests.

 

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