What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive if you agree to this and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyze traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?

We only use strictly necessary cookies to ensure the functioning of this website.

Cookies are either:

– Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

– Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.

Cookies can also be categorized as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance cookies:

These cookies are often used to monitor and improve the performance of a website. Our analytics system doesn’t use any cookies to help us understand how our site is performing.

Functionality cookies:

These cookies allow a website to remember choices users make and provide enhanced features. For instance, they can be used when commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymized.

We do not use any functionality cookies on this site.

Targeting cookies:

These cookies record your visit to a website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

We do not use any targeting cookies on this site.

First and third party cookies:

First party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third party cookies are set by a website other than our own.

We use only first party cookies on this website.

You can alter your cookie preferences at any time by blocking cookies in your web browser. Please refresh your page to ensure that the new settings have taken effect.

If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to contact us.