Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website’s servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website’s servers with updated data as you browse our website.
Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.
A ‘session cookie’ will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; ‘persistent cookies’ on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.
Cookies used by our website may include:
Load Balancer Cookie: This is essential to help ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers. The cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Our website uses third-party suppliers and partners who may also set cookies on your computer or mobile phone as you browse our website.
The majority of web browsers (such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.
Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:
Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Google Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
Opera – http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.
The majority of web browsers will allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.
Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.
Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.
Contact Details and Useful Information
For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.