Cookies policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. The cookies used on our platform do not include any identifiable information that others could access, such as your name or contact details. Cookies do not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our platform and also allows us to improve our site.

Types of cookies

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our platform, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our platform. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our platform, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our platform and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie NamePurpose More informationExpiry
Google Analytics:

  • _gid
  • _gat_gtag_UA_*
  • _ga
  • _ga_*
Collects information about how visitors use our platform in an anonymous form, including number of visitors to the platform, where visitors have come to the platform from and the pages they visited. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the platform.

This is an analytical or performance cookie.

Safeguarding your data – Analytics Help (google.com)

Privacy controls in Google Analytics – Analytics Help

Privacy Policy – Privacy & Terms – Google

24 months
cookieyes-consentCookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preference so that their preferences are respected on their subsequent visits to this platform. It does not collect or store any personal data of the site visitors.

This is a functionality cookie.

12 months

Third parties

We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.

Please note that third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.

If you leave our website or click through to another website from our website, that third party website may also use cookies. We recommend you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Restricting, blocking or deleting cookies

If you prefer to restrict, block, or delete cookies from our platform you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Most browsers allow you to reject cookies.

You can choose which analytical, functionality and targeting cookies we can set by clicking on the button(s):

Analytical or performance cookies OFF

Functionality cookies OFF

Targeting cookies OFF

Blocking cookies can have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including our website. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Updates to the Cookies Policy

We may update this cookies policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Therefore, please re-visit this policy in order to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

Additional Information

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this platform. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Last updated: March 2023.