A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
WHICH COOKIES DOES OUR WEBSITE USE?
We use the following cookies:
• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation 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 region).
• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
• SESS plus unique session ID - This is a cookie that generates a random number key for you and is essential to enable the CMS (Content Management System) to work. Main and mobile sites.
• session_api_session - This is a cookie that generates a random number key for you when you start to use the Website and is essential to enable CMS to work. Main and mobile sites.
• has_js - This is a cookie that checks to see if you have Javscript enabled on your machine. Information is changed depending on this check and it is essential to enable the CMS to work. Main and mobile sites.
• __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz - These are cookies that interface with Google Analytics. Analytics is used to capture information about your visit to the website. Main and mobile sites.
• _drt_, id - These are cookies that interface with Doubleclick to capture tracking information about your visit to the website. Main only.
All cookies will expire after a maximum of 2 years.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting 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.
You can also visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains very helpful information about cookies, the way that they are used and how to stop them from being stored on your computer.