Privacy & cookies

A “cookie” is a text file containing small amounts of information which are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies do not harm your computer, and they do not store personally identifiable information such as credit card details.

Are there different types of cookies?

Yes. Some cookies are only placed on your computer for the duration of your visit to our website, these are called “session based” cookies. These automatically expire when you close down your browser. The other type of cookie is known as a "persistent" cookie. These cookies remain on your computer for a period of time until they expire or are removed.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies make our website easier for you to use and provide you with a more efficient customer experience. For example, they help us to identify and resolve website errors, and they save you time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. They also help us personalise our service to you when you return to our website. This information, which is stored in a first party cookie on your computer, is fully secure and cannot be accessed by anyone else.

Cookies on third party websites

We have professional relationships with carefully selected and monitored third parties who may also place cookies on your computer either when you visit our website or across different websites. These cookies allow us to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in.

Cookies in emails

We also use cookies and other similar technologies from carefully selected and monitored third parties in the emails that we send to you.  These cookies help us understand what information you may find of interest in the future. It is not possible to opt out of these technologies being used on the emails we send you. If you would prefer not to receive our emails, please click on the unsubscribe link next time we email you or contact us asking to be unsubscribed.

Here’s a list of cookies that are used on our website and what they’re used for:

Current legislation

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with current legislation, and to make sure we're transparent about your privacy when using our website. To adjust your preferences please click on the privacy & cookies tab on the side of the screen.

Further information

Useful information about cookies, including how to remove them, can be found at:  http://www.allaboutcookies.org. For more information, please read our privacy policy.