What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device either in the harddrive or on the browser by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site and in some cases third party advertising partners.
We pride ourselves on understanding and meeting the needs and preferences of our potential or existing members. Cookies enable us to deliver not only an efficient service but useful and relevant content to everyone who accesses our website, microsites or mobile applications.
Types of Cookies
Necessary Cookies – Always Active
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Cookies and Consent
When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
We will obtain consent from you to use preference, statistics and marketing cookies. Consent will be obtained from you when you first enter one of our websites. If you have already made your selection but need to amend your preferences, please refresh your cache and visit our site again for the banner to reappear.
If you do choose to change your setting you may still see adverts on our websites, but they may be less relevant to you as they will not be tailored to your interests.
If you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set as a result of visiting this or any other website you can do this within your browser settings.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.