Types of Cookies
The types of cookies used on our Website are:
- Analytical Cookies
These cookies collect information about the number of visitors to our Website and how such visitors use it, for example: which pages are visited most often; and any error messages received. These cookies do not collect any personal data and the information that is collected is aggregated and anonymous. Some of these cookies are automatically deleted from your device after two (2) years. Others are “session cookies” which are stored in your device’s temporary memory and are erased after the browser is closed.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and which search terms visitors used to get to our websites.
These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor unless the visitor provides us with their details manually, for example when a visitor provides us with their name and email address when requesting further details on our products and services.
These cookies are retained by your computer for a minimum of 25 years unless you manually clear them from your browser.
- Targeting Cookies
These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies can be used to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to you and your interests.
We don’t currently carry out any advertising on our Website, however we use “Google Display” and “DoubleClick” cookies provided by Google to collect this information and these cookies will be stored on your device. You can find further information and details on Google Display at www.google.co.uk/ads/displaynetwork/index and DoubleClick at www.doubleclickbygoogle.com.
Without collecting any personal information about you, these cookies can:
- limit the number of times the same advertisement is shown to you;
- enable a sequence of adverts to be shown in the right order;
- calculate the number of users to which the advert has been displayed; and
- calculate the number of users who visit a website as a direct response to an advertisement.
Targeting cookies expire and are automatically deleted no more than ninety (90) days from the time the cookie is set (or updated). Google Display cookies are usually deleted automatically in thirty (30) days from the time the cookie is set (or updated).
For more information about cookies and details of how to delete, disable and turn off cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org.
The document was last updated on 4th april 2016.
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