Cookies

Cookie Information Page

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 recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow to recognize a user’s device website. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org or for a video about cookies visit http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies. Cookies are a lot of different jobs, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorized based on the categories found in the ICC Guide Cookie Uk.
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have requested, such as baskets or e-billing, can not be provided.
Category 2: performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, where visitors will most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected by cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how a website works.
Category 3: functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide more personal characteristics. For example, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you currently are. These cookies can also be used to store the changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They can also be used to provide services that you have requested such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information collected by cookies can be made anonymous and can not track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to provide more relevant ads to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the permission of the site operator. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.
Other third-party cookies
This website uses Google Analytics and other analytics programs to measure, monitor and provide us with information that can lead us to provide better service for our members.Ces services use cookies that are stored on users’ computers. Google Analytics and other services keep the information on the pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click. We do not collect your personal information (eg your real name or full address) so this information can not be used to identify who you are.
Prohibit or delete cookies.
You can use your browser settings to prevent the installation of cookies. Do a search on “cookies” the help of navigateu settings section. This will lead you to instructions on how to prevent cookies being installed. Deactivation of cookies can lead to what the website or parts of the website do not work correctly or do not work at all.
Some cookies are session cookies only, which mean they are removed once you close your browser. Some are permanent and are saved on your computer. To delete all cookies most browsers have a tool which allows you to easily remove all cookies on your computer. If you remove all cookies some of your settings will not be retained by the site and you will have to reenter the information.
If you have further questions about cookies please contact our Customer Service.

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