How we use cookies - Information about our use of cookies

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.

The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the 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.

We use Cookies used by Google Ad networks to used to anonymously profile users based on activity on our website. Using data collected via cookies on user activity and shared with third party vendors, including Google we serve ads based on user interest.

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

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Session Cookie

JSESSIONID

These cookies are used to ensure that the data provided by site visitors is not lost when moving between pages. These cookies expire once the site visit is completed.

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this website. We use the information to create reports in a tool called Google Analytics. We use these reports to help us improve the site.

The cookies collect information anonymously, including:

- The number of visitors to the site

- Whether visitors have previously been to the site

- Where visitors have come to the site from

- The pages they visited

These cookies do not contain any personal data and it is not possible to identify individuals using them.

Double Click

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Your journey through our site is captured anonymously to anonymously profile user behaviour and serve adverts relevant to user interest.

Currently we operate an "implied consent" policy which means we assume that you are happy with our usage of cookies. If you are not happy then you should either not use this website or you should delete our cookies after visiting the site, or you should browse the site using your browser's anonymous usage setting. If you want to find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, then we recommend you visit www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. 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 site.

Information about how you can opt out of Google's use of cookies is available by visiting Google's Ads Settings. Alternatively, you opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

JSESSIONID cookie expires when you close your browser. Google Analytics cookies expire between 30 minutes and 2 years from set/update.