What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Cookies are used on the website for a number of reasons. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(I) to allow users to log on to their account;
(II) to allow users to choose log-in preferences;
(III) to monitor and collect information about transactions placed on the website; and
(IV) for fraud prevention purposes and generally to safeguard privacy.
Analysis – these cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of users and to see how users move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works.
Functionality – these cookies store information which enables us to remember user preferences e.g. sort types and media settings. They are also used to improve users’ experience by, for example, stopping users from being shown the same message twice.
Fraud Prevention – these cookies store information which helps us stop fraudulent use of our website.
Session Management – these cookies are essential to enable use of our website, they manage session information and enable users to navigate through the website.
Tracking – these cookies enable us to store information about how users landed on our website.
This site might, from time to time, use carefully selected third party tracking and/or analytical cookies to assist in improving the website and services for users. Where links are provided on the website to third party websites it is important to remember that those websites will have their own cookies and privacy policies which will govern any information you may submit. If you decide to use any linked third party websites please read their cookies and privacy policies before doing so.
If you want to delete any cookies already stored on your device or stop the cookies that keep track of your browsing patterns on the website, you can do so by deleting your existing cookies and/or altering your browser’s privacy settings (the process you follow will differ from browser to browser).
Please note that deleting our cookies or disabling our future cookies means that you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.