What are cookies?
Cookies are small files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit.
Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Cookies contain personal information. Most cookies do not collect information that identifies you and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
What cookies does the Site use?
We use the following type of cookies on the Site:
- Strictly necessary cookies – these are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site.
- Analytical/performance cookies – they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are easily finding what they are looking for.
You can block the download of cookies or remove/disable them (including the cookies we use) by altering the privacy settings on your web browser. However be aware that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. More detail on how to disable cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org
Security of information
We take the security of your personal information seriously. We use industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to guard your information. In addition, we have security procedures in place to protect our customer database from loss and misuse, and only allow access to it when absolutely necessary, and then under strict guidelines as to what use may be made of the personal information contained within it. However we cannot guarantee that any data transmission over the Internet is completely secure.
This DCT contains links to other digital communication tools. We are only responsible for the privacy practices on this site. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other digital communication tool that you visit.