What are Cookies and how are they used?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

Like many web sites, the site uses “cookies” to obtain certain types of information when you access the site or other content provided.  Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of your visits to the site, the pages viewed, and the time spent at the site.

         Cookies are used to:

  • Personalise your experience with the site,

  • Collect aggregate information about site usage,

  • Control the display of any advertisements,

  • To offer other products, services, and functionalities personalised to you, and

  • To improve the performance of our site and provide you with a better user experience.

2. Your consent to the use of cookies on the site

By continuing to use the site, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described in this Policy.  If you do not consent to the use of cookies as described in this Policy, then you may decline the use of cookies by closing the ‘cookie pop-up’ with the X displayed on the right-hand side.

3.  Blocking the use of Cookies

You can block the use of cookies through settings in your browser. Please consult your individual browser’s help function for more guidance.