Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

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This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. This policy explains how we use cookies and be amended, from time to time, without notice. To ensure that you are using this site with full and up-to-date information of how we use cookies, please review this page from time to time because any amended policy will be updated on this site. By using this site you agree to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this policy. If you do not wish to accept cookies from this site please either disable cookies or refrain from using this site.

1. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer so the website can recognise you when you revisit to recall certain information about you. This can include which pages you have visited, choices you have made from menus, any specific information you have entered into forms and the time and date of your visit.

2. Types of Cookies

There are two main types of cookies:

Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that expire at the end of a browser session; that is, when you leave the site. Session cookies allow the website to recognise you as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to efficiently use the website.

Persistent cookies: unlike session cookies, persistent cookies are stored on your computer until expiry or deletion. They enable the website to remember your preferences.

3. Our use of Cookies

We currently use, and may use in the future, the following types of cookies on this website.

We use session cookies to:

  • Help us maintain security and verify your details whilst you use the website as you navigate from page to page; this means you don’t have to re-enter your details each time you enter a new page.

We use persistent cookies to:

  • Help us recognise you when you return to our website so that you do not have to input your details multiple times as you move between our pages;

  • Collect and compile anonymous, aggregated information for statistical evaluation purposes to help us understand how users use the website thereby helping to improve the site’s structure and content in future.

We use Google Analytics cookies 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. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Many cookies are designed to optimise web experience. For example, a cookie which recognises if your browser supports specific technologies. This helps, for example, web pages to quickly load.

In addition to cookies which send information to us, we also use cookies which collect information and send it to third parties. An example is Google Analytics. You are always able to block third party cookies through your browser settings.

Some of our cookies may collect and store your personal information. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and will ensure that all personal information collected by us is kept and treated in accordance with our Client Confidentiality and Privacy Policy.

4. Refusing Cookies on this Site

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, by changing your internet browsing software settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific cookies or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer so you can decide whether or not to accept or reject the cookie.

To manage your use of cookies there are various resources available to you, for example the ‘Help’ section on your browser. You may also disable or delete the stored data used by technology similar to cookies, by managing your browser’s ‘add-on settings’ or visiting the manufacturer’s website. Because our cookies allow you to access some of our website’s essential features, we recommend that you leave cookies enabled, otherwise, if cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience difficulty using this site.