Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your 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.

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.

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website is set out below.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Managing cookies
If you don’t want cookies to be stored on your PC or Mac then we’ve put together a few simple steps, depending on your browser, to turn them off:

Internet Explorer 9

  • Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
  • Click Internet Options
  • Navigate to the Privacy Tab
  • Set the slider to “High” or above
  • Click OK to confirm

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the orange Firefox button at the top of the window (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • From the history drop down select “Use custom settings for history”
  • Un-check “Accept cookies from sites”
  • Click OK

Google Chrome

  • Click on the wrench icon, within Chrome
  • Select “Settings”
  • Select “Under the Hood”
  • Click “Content Settings” in the “Privacy” section
  • Under the “Cookies” section select “Block sites from setting any data”

Safari

  • Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
  • Click the “Privacy” icon
  • Choose “Block cookies” as “Always”
  • Close window