IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
-We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address,
operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users ́ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Our site also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc (Google).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the
website analyse how you use our site. The information generated by the cookie about your use
of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers
in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google ́s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
USING BROWSER SETTINGS TO MANAGE COOKIES
.The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.
.You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser addons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
As cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to make an enquiry or submit personal data online. If you leave cookies
turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
In order to comply with new rules, we use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on our site, or which may be dropped by third parties through our websites
-The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don't want to have them on your device.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit 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.
- these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
-These cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and
finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
You can find more information about cookies at and
COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE
A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. For those types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required.
-These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the site and use its
features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Without these cookies services you have may asked for, like shopping baskets or e- billing, cannot be provided.
-These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies collect information about how visitors use the site, for instance which pagesvisitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the site works.
-These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
By using the site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.These cookies allow the site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Targeting or advertising cookies.
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.