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Cookie Policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website 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.

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

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, remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language).
  • 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 in the table below:

Cookie type
Name
Purpose
More information

Session

 

cfid

 

Used by application server to help to uniquely identify a client device (browser) to enable the site to maintain user session variables

 

Strictly necessary cookie for the website to function properly

Session

 

cftoken

 

Used by application server to help to uniquely identify a client device (browser) to enable the site to maintain user session variables

 

Strictly necessary cookie for the website to function properly
HTTP Cookie
_gat
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
 
HTTP Cookie
_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

 

 
HTTP Cookie
_ga
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
 
HTTP Cookie
IDE
Used Doubleclick. This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts
 
HTTP Cookie
fr
Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
 
HTTP Cookie
_livechat
Used by livechatinc
 
HTTP Cookie
_livechat_lastvisit
Used by livechatinc
 

 

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 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.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.