Last Updated 15th October 2018
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Site and they are also used by some of our third party partners.
By using the Site you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Site.
Further, where you give permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Site but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Site. You are not obliged to give consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies until you have given your consent.
If you wish to block or delete cookies, or you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH COOKIES?
We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Site and which features of our Site are most popular.
We use this information to improve the Site. We do not generally store any information that you provide to us in a cookie
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE ON OUR SITE?
The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Site and the purposes for which they are used:
|Essential Cookies||Yes||These cookies enable users to login in to the system. The information stored will be on a session basis to allow the system to know if you are logged in or not.||This is an essential session based cookie so will be cleared when the session is ended.|
|Session Cookies||Yes||These cookies enable show the user the appropriate data sets they are permitted to see.||These cookies last for 30 days but it is renewed each time a session is started.|
These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Site, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Site.
For more information about Google Analytics please see: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
|How long a Google Analytics cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some Google Analytics cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete Google Analytics cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your cache.|
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REFUSE, BLOCK OR DELETE COOKIES?
CAN YOU BLOCK COOKIES?