Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work.
Cookies set by the website owner are called first poarty cookies. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called third party cookies. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
We use first- and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our website to operate, and we refer to these as essential or strictly necessary cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interest of our users to enhance the experience on our online properties. Third parties serve cookies through our website for advertising, analytics, and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
Essential web cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
Analytics and customisation cookies:
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our website for you.
You can control cookies by refusing cookies through your web browser. Web browser controls vary from browser to browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.