Cookies Policy

1. Introduction

    • 1.1 Our website uses cookies.
    • 1.2 Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of [our website and services], we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2. About cookies

    • 2.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
    • 2.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
    • 2.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3. Cookies that we use

    • 3.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:
      • (a) authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;
      • (b) status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;
      • (c) personalisation – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you;
      • (d) security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;
      • (e) analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services; and
      • (f) cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

4. Managing cookies