What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file containing a small amount of data which is downloaded to the device you use to access our Site and stored on your device’s hard drive. These cookies are for various purposes, including to let our Site recognise your device when you visit the Site again, ensure that you are sent the correct content and to store information about your preferences or services provided for you.
Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies"’ in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this manner.
What cookies do we use?
The cookies on our Site can be divided into 5 categories:
- Essential Cookies
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our Site. For example, cookies allow us to identify users so that they can log-in to their accounts. If you opt to disable these cookies, you will not be able to access your account.
- Performance Cookies
- Functionality Cookies
We use functionality cookies to remember your preferences. For example, to remember any changes you have made to your preferences in your account settings. We may also use functionality cookies to provide you with other services, such as allowing you to watch video clips on our Site.
- Advertising or Tracking Cookies
- Third Party Cookies
Changing browser settings
You can change your browser settings to limit which cookies can be set. These settings are usually found in the "options" or "preferences" menu for your browser.
Further information can be found here, or in the "Help" menu of your browser:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Safari
However, if you change your settings and block cookies, this will mean that certain features on our Site cannot be provided to you and you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our Site’s features.
You can find out more about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.