We also use other tracking technologies like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking beacons” or “clear gifs”) and local storage. These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognise when someone has visited our websites or apps, or opened an email that we have sent them.
You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and www.youronlinechoices.com/.
Cookies help us to operate our websites and services, enhance and customise your experience across our websites and services and perform analytics.
Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through our websites, apps and services, such as interactive content and analytics.
In the tables below you can see a description of each cookie that we use, what it does and when its expires.
Used for storing login details
We also use Google Analytics to monitor how our websites and apps are used. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and generates reports detailing information such as the number of visits to the website or app, where visitors generally came from, how long they stayed on the website or app and which pages they visited. Google Analytics places several persistent cookies on your device’s hard drive. These do not collect any personal data. If you do not agree to this you can disable persistent cookies in your browser. This will prevent Google Analytics from logging your visits.
To change your cookie settings, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer hard drive.
You can manage your cookie settings by following your browser's instructions. Here are some links that might be of assistance:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Last updated: July 2019