Cookie Policy

We are committed to offer you the best experience when browsing our website. For that purpose, we may use cookies to distinguish you from other users and improve your experience. Here you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website.

1.1. When you visit this website we may place certain information on your computer or mobile device in the form of a “cookie”.

1.2. Our website may use cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve it. Here you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and the purposes for which we use those cookies.

1.3. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Your options to manage which cookies can be placed or read by us from your computer or mobile device are set forth below. Certain cookies we use are strictly necessary for the website to work. For example, when you visit our website for the first time, we present you with a pop-up message notifying you about our use of cookies. We had to use a cookie to remember that we have presented this notice to you

1.4. When you do not accept cookies defined hereunder as ‘Strictly Necessary’, your visit to this website will not be possible. If you reject other cookies, certain offerings, features or resources of our website may not work properly and you may experience some loss of convenience or functionality. In relation to all other types of cookies we use, by clicking the relevant button on the Cookie Banner, you are agreeing to our use of non-strictly necessary cookies in the manner described in this Cookies Policy. If you do not provide your consent using the Cookie Banner, we will not set these cookies on your device.

1.5. If you provide your consent in respect of the cookies, you will also be providing your consent for us and the relevant third parties that use those cookies to use your personal information in the ways set out in our Privacy Notice.

1.6. You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the Cookie Settings link at the bottom of the website. The cookie files may remain on your device after you have opted-out of using them.

1.7. For further information on how we use the personal information we collect about you (including information collected through our use of cookies) please see our Privacy Notice.

2.1. A cookie (and other technologies such as pixels and beacons) is a small data file that is placed on your browser or the hardware of your computer or other device to allow a website to recognise you as a user when you return to the website, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’). Other similar files work in the same way and we use the word ‘cookie’ in this Cookies Policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

2.2. Cookies can be “First Party” (which are set by us) or “Third Party” (placed on your device by another company when you use our website), for example Google Analytics and Facebook. Third party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service to us (for example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our website is being used). Facebook may use cookies, web beacons and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from our website and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. We cannot access third party cookies. Likewise, third-party providers cannot access the data in the cookies we use on our website.

3.1. We use cookies for the following purposes:

3.1.1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. For example, we have a cookie which asks you to verify your age.

3.1.2. Statistics cookies. These cookies assist us with improving how our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, certain Google Analytics cookies gives us information that allows us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.

3.1.3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website and to embed functionality from third party services. They assist with improving the functionality and security of the website, including by remembering your preferences and managing the performance of the website.

3.1.4. Marketing cookies. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. This Cookies Policy gives you information on the specific cookies used on this website.

We use the personal information we obtain through the cookies we use on the website for the following purposes and by relying on the following legal reasons (i.e. ‘lawful bases’):

Where there is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT in relation to certain strictly necessary cookies

4.1. We use your personal information to comply with our legal obligations, including where the law requires us for the following purposes:

4.1.1. to recognise your cookie preferences (for example, to identify when you have turned off all cookies from your browser).

Where there is a LEGITIMATE INTEREST in relation to other strictly necessary cookies

4.2. We use your personal information to pursue the legitimate interest of ensuring the operation of the website with strictly necessary cookies for the following purposes:

4.2.1. to help prevent cross-site request forgery attacks; and

4.2.2. to preserve your session state across page requests.

Where you have provided CONSENT in relation to statistics cookies, functionality cookies and marketing cookies

4.3. We may use and process your personal information where you have provided consent for the following purposes:

4.3.1. for analysis and insight conducted to inform our marketing strategies, and to enhance your visitor experience;

4.3.2. to identify and record when you have received, opened or engaged with the website;

4.3.3. to analyse, evaluate and improve our products and services so that your visit and use of the website are more useful and enjoyable;

4.3.4. to evaluate use of the website so that we can provide you with enhanced services;

4.3.5. for quality control, website performance and system administration;

4.3.6. tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests in order to re-engage and convert customers based on behaviour across websites; and

4.3.7. for security purposes such as preventing or detecting fraudulent activity.

4.4. For the purposes of data protection laws, we are the controller of the personal information listed above. Please see our Privacy Notice for details regarding our handling of this information, including to whom and to which locations we disclose it, how long we retain it and your data protection rights.

5.1. A list of the main cookies used by us on this website together with details about what each is used for can be found in the Cookie Banner you will find by clicking the Cookies Settings icon shown on the website.