We may collect information about your computer, tablet or smartphone (hereinafter called a “device”) including your IP address, operating system and browser type for the purpose of monitoring and managing our website. “Cookies” are pieces of information that a website stores on your device and sometimes track information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you are not obliged to accept cookies and you can adjust your browser’s setting to prevent it from accepting cookies – go to www.cookiecentral.com for instructions on how to disable cookies. Although they can be used to store information which may identify a user’s device, cookies do not personally identify users and passwords or any other personal information.
The following cookies are set automatically when you visit our website:
1. First party cookies (that is cookies which are set by our website):
Our website sets a “session cookie” each time you visit. This is required to enable the site to operate correctly but does not store any device or user information. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
2. Third Party Cookies (that is cookies which are set by an external website):
We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic on our website. Google sets four Cookies (called _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz) which are used to identify your device (but not any personal information) to enable us to build up a picture of the number of people visiting our website, the pages they find most interesting, and their broad geographical location. These cookies remain on your device for a defined time period of up to 2 years after you leave our site. This data will not be used to associate any part of your identity, anonymous or not, with any other data held by Google. Further information about how to opt-out of these cookies can be found at www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html.