Cookie policy

This document was last updated in February 2020.

1. Information about our use of cookies and web beacons

Our website uses cookies and web beacons to follow your movements on the website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. For example, we store a cookie when you sign in so that you don't need to sign in every time you access a new page.

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies and web beacons.

Unless context otherwise requires, a reference to the website shall be deemed to also refer to the web application.

2. What are cookies and web beacons?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, telephone or handheld device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

A web beacon is a small, clear picture file that sit on our website. The website may carry web beacons placed by third party analytics providers.

3. What cookies do we use?

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 sign into secure areas of our website. These cookies don't identify you as an individual.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They 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. These cookies don't identify you as an individual.
  • 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). The information these cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed, such as your username or profile picture.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. Most types of these cookies track users via their IP address, so may collect some personal identifiable information.

4. Does anyone else use the cookies?

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

5. Can you block cookies?

You 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 strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

When are cookies deleted?

Two types of cookies may be used – “session cookies” and "persistent cookies". Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close the browser window. Persistent cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete them (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or "lifetime" of the specific cookie and your browser settings).

More information

More detail on how businesses use cookies and web beacons is available at If you have any queries regarding this cookie policy please contact us at [email protected].