Below we explain the cookies we use and why we use them.
What is a cookie? A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit our site. When you next visit our site the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users.
Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that generated it. The information stored within any given cookie can only be accessed by the website that created it and cookies are limited to communicating only the information that you have disclosed to the site.
There are two broad categories of cookies:
Session cookies Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies Persistent cookies are stored in your computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyze behavior on the website. This information is used to find out how well the website works and where it can be improved.
- For marketing purposes for example, to display personalized banner
- To identify you as you travel around our site and to monitor your journey and record downloads. This enables us to identify issues and improve our customer journey.
- To provide site usage information, which together with purchase information, will further help us improve and develop the products and services we offer.