Cookies Policy

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.

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/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.
  • 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).
  • 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 and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

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.

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 essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google consent cookie CONSENT Set by Google to confirm that consent to use cookies has been obtained
Google search NID This cookie is set by Google to help customise search results by storing details on recent searches. It is set to expire after 6 months.
Cloudflare security _cfduid This cookie is set to identify trusted network users, to avoid repeated security prompts. It is set to expire after 1 year. What does the Cloudflare cfduid cookie do?
Google Analytics (Universal) _ga The default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier (Client ID) that is set randomly. It will expire after 2 years Google Analytics cookie usage
Google Analytics _gid This cookie is also used by Google Analytics, to help determine unique site visitors. It will expire after 1 day Google Analytics cookie usage