This policy was published on 8 January 2021 and last updated on 8 January 2021. We may change this policy from time to time.
What are cookies and what are they used for?
What cookies does this Website use?
We use the following cookies, which are grouped into ‘essential’ and ‘non-essential cookies’:
a) Essential (strictly necessary) cookies. These are cookies that are
required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example,
cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website.
b) Non-essential cookies. These include:
- analytical/performance cookies – these allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it, which helps us to improve the way the Website works (for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily); and
- targeting cookies – these record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:
a) Essential (strictly necessary) cookies
|Cookie name||Purpose of cookie||Duration for which data collected from cookie will be used|
|csrftoken||Serves as protection against Cross Site Request Forgeries||No expiry date|
|Session cookie||Serves are temporary memory storage for carted data across all directories||No expiry date|
b) Non-essential cookies
|Cookie name||Purpose of cookie||Duration for which data collected from cookie will be used||Third parties with which data collected from the cookie may be shared|
|Used to distinguish users||2 years||Google Analytics & Mailchimp|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate. If google analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie is named _dc_gtm_||1 minute||Google Analytics|
|AMP_TOKEN||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.||30 seconds to 1 year||Google Analytics|
|web beacons||These tiny graphic files contain unique identifiers that enable Mailchimp service to know when an email is opened or certain email links clicked.||No expiry||Mailchimp Marketing|
How can I change my cookie settings?
Except in respect of the essential (strictly necessary) cookies, we will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device.
You can withdraw any consent to the use of non-essential cookies or manage any other cookie preferences by clicking the “Privacy”button at the bottom of the page. It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take effect.
If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of the Website. You can find out how to manage cookies on the most popular browsers via the links below:
To find information relating to other browsers, please visit the relevant browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit this page and follow the instructions provided.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
How do I contact the Website operator?