Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Our website use industry-wide technologies, such as “cookies”, to collect information about the use of our websites and email communications in order to improve your online experience.

When visiting this website, your browser will download and store cookies on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. Cookies may contain certain personal information about you, which help us to deliver a better and more personalised service.

Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, we may not be able to restore any preferences or customisation settings you have previously specified, and our ability to personalise your online experience would be limited. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions.

Our use of cookies

We may use the following cookies:

  • Required cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to sign into secure areas of our site.
  • Performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of users and sessions and to see how users move around our site 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.
  • Personalisation and functional cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences, previous pages visited and contextual data.
  • Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may share this information with third parties for advertising, remarketing and other purposes.

Pages on this website may use the following cookies:

Google Tag Manager sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage, and also to understand the user journey so that we can improve it. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Cookie Description Purpose
_ga It distinguishes users Analytics
_gid It distinguishes users Analytics
_dc_gtm_<property-id> It passes data Analytics
AMP_TOKEN It retrieves a Client ID from AMP Client ID service Analytics
_gac_<property-id> It provides campaign information about the user Analytics
_gat It determines unique visitors Analytics
1P_JAR It provides user tracking and ad targeting Advertising
AID, APISID, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC and SSID They link activity across devices Advertising

Social Media Pixels are a small amount of code on a webpage or in an email notification. As many services do, we use pixels to learn whether you’ve interacted with certain web or email content. This helps us measure and improve our services and personalise your experience with us.

Cookie Description Purpose
fr Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID Advertising
dpr Control over the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons Analytics
wd Track of the first and last Facebook page visited by the user Analytics
guest_id Encrypted unique guest Twitter ID Advertising
personalization_id Encrypted unique signed-in Twitter ID Advertising
tfw_exp Allow sharing content via Twitter Analytics