Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, 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 website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website 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 website. 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).

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

Purpose

  1. To enable You to register and submit Your information on to the relevant online form to request the Services and to have said details remembered for later.

Chapter 1 To improve the Site's usability

These cookies collect information about how You use a website, for example which pages You go to most often and if You get any error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies You. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. These cookies are not used to target You with online advertising. Without these cookies we cannot learn how our Site is performing and make relevant improvements that could better Your browsing experience. These can be restricted or blocked.

To analyse the use of our Site through Analytics software

This software is used to evaluate how users interact with the site and helps us make site improvements and suggest new features. A list of the analytics software we use along with details on how these cookies are used can be found below:

We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, popular web analytics services provided by Google, Inc. The information generated by the cookie about Your use of our Site (including Your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google Analytics will use this information for the purpose of evaluating Your use of our Site, compiling reports on Site activity and behaviour – such as the typical length of stay on the Site or the average number of pages a user views or for the purpose of providing other services relating to Site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate Your IP address with any other data held by Google. If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics tracking you may do so using the tool provided by Google https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Most web browsers will allow you to block and delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Do you want to know more about cookies?

You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the Directgov article: _Internet Browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them_.

How to restrict or block cookies?

By using our Site, You agree that We can place cookies on Your device. However, if You would like to restrict or block cookies used on our Site (or on any website), You will need to change the browser settings in each browser You use and on each device You use to access the internet. Click here to see full instructions for all browsers.

Please be aware that some of our Services will not function if Your browser does not accept the cookies.

More information about cookies can be found at:

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

Google, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may visit the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

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