Effective date: September 13, 2022
Types of cookies.
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our Site (“Essential Cookies”). These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies remain on your device only until you close your browser after visiting our Site.
Some cookies are used to collect anonymous information on the pages visited (“Performance Cookies”). For example, we might use Performance Cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. These cookies remain on your device only until you close your browser after visiting our website.
Some cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience (“Functionality Cookies”). These Functionality Cookies remain on your device for an extended period of time. When you revisit our website, we recognize Functionality Cookies and remember your preferences or can automatically log you on to the website. Personal information on our system may be associated with Functionality Cookies but the cookies themselves do not contain any of your personal information.
Finally, we may use “Behaviorally Targeting Advertising Cookies” which collect information about your browsing habits to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. Further general information about cookies and how they work is available at www.allaboutcookies.org. European Union visitors can visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk for more information on this type of cookie.
Third party cookies.
We may from time to time allow selected third parties to place cookies through the Site to provide us with better insights into the use of the Site or user demographics or to provide relevant advertising to you. These third parties may collect information about a consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when he or she uses our website. We may also permit third party service providers to place cookies through our Site to perform analytic or marketing functions where you are notified of them and you have consented to the usage. We do not control the use of such third-party cookies or the resulting information and we are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.
We do not require your consent to place Essential Cookies on your device. However, we will not place any other type of cookies without first obtaining your consent. Your consent is obtained through your interaction with the cookie banner that is presented to you when you first visit the Site. You can also choose to delete or block cookies by setting your browser to either reject all cookies or to allow cookies only from selected sites.
If you block all cookies, performance of the Site may be impaired and certain features may not function at all.
The specific types of first party and third-party cookies placed by the Site and the purposes they perform are described in the table below:
|Type of Cookies
|Who serves these cookies
|Strictly Necessary Cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing.
|Performance and Functionality Cookies
These are used to recognize you when you return to the Site.
This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region), but are non-essential to the performance of the Site.)
|Analytical or Customization Cookies
These cookies collect information about how users access and move through the Site. We use this information in either aggregate form to help us to improve the way the Site works, or to personalize the Site to your interests.
– Google Universal Analytics
These cookies are used to make the advertising displayed on the Site more relevant to you. These cookies prevent ads reappearing and ensure that ads are properly displayed. Certain third party cookies may track users over different websites are will provide ads relevant to your interests.
|Social Media Cookies
These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into the Site and may also be used for advertising purposes.