Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

This is our Cookie Notice, the purpose of which is to help you understand;

  • what cookies are
  • why are they used
  • how you can control them

Like many other websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather and store information about website visitors.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

The cookies which may be used on this site have been categorised based on the categories set out in the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie guide as follows:

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

Some Cookies are essential and required for the content management system to work. There are other Cookies which are necessary for mobile sites and enable the site to look and feel the way it is intended to.

We may also use a Social Sharing Cookie. This is a cookie that identifies you with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter and allows interaction between your activity on social networking sites and on our website through your direction and makes your transition between the sites more seamless.

How do I control cookies?

You can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

There are a number of ways to manage cookies so please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. For example, in Internet Explorer, you can go to the Tools/Internet options/Security and Privacy Tabs to adapt the browser.

Some modern browsers have a feature that will analyse website privacy policies and allow a user to control their privacy needs. These are known as ‘P3P’ features (Privacy Preferences Platform).

You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:

  1. open ‘Windows Explorer’
  2. click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar
  3. type “cookie” into the search box for ‘Folders and Files’
  4. select ‘My Computer’ in the ‘Look In’ box
  5. click ‘Search Now’ Double click on the folders that are found
  6. ‘Select’ any cookie file
  7. hit the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select ‘cookies’ in the ‘Help’ function for information on where to find your cookie folder.