Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file that is sent by the website you visit to your web browser and is stored on your computer. Cookies help to make websites work more effectively by providing several functions and also give website owners information such as if you have visited the website in the past or registered as a user.

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 has introduced requirements to provide website users with access to information.

When you visit our websites we collect information to help us deliver services and provide more relevant content by using cookies. The information that is collected by the cookies we use is anonymous and does not allow us to collect sensitive information such as your name, address or any other information that could personally identify you.

You have the choice to block cookies when visiting our websites but please be aware this may cause some parts of the site to not function as intended. Please read the information below to find out more detail about the cookies we use on our websites and how to manage your cookie preferences within your browser.

1 – STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. These cookies ensure that our website functions.

Our Cookies

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

cookieconsent_dismissed

The cookieconsent_dismissed cookie is used to determine whether to show you the cookie consent popup.

landing_temp

The landing_temp cookie is used to determine whether we show you the email capture modal.

wordpress_*

is used to verify who you are. The cookie is for logged in users and for commenters.

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

CloudFlare

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= The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in our website and does not store any personally identifiable information.

2 – PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website to help us improve the way the website works. These cookies provide statistics on how our website has been used and measure any errors on our website and support improvements and test new designs.

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

Google Analytics

_dc_gtm_*, ga_, gid_

This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. It does not correspond to any user ID in our website, and does not store any personally identifiable information.

3 – TARGETING COOKIES

Targeting cookies collect information about your how you have used our website in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests elsewhere on the internet. These cookies remember that you have visited our website and will allow third party networks to use the information to display relevant advertising or other content to you on other websites.

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

Facebook

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locale

lu

x-src

We use technology called Facebook Conversion Tracking. This allows us to track those visitors who have been referred through a Facebook page, application or advertisement and then visited this website within a 30 day period. We will share information regarding your visit to our website with Facebook but this will not include any information specific to your application or other personal information. Facebook will use this information to monitor on our behalf the effectiveness of our advertising and applications. The information we share with Facebook will only be used in accordance with Facebook’s data use policy. Facebook Conversion Tracking may also enable us and our partners to serve ads on and off Facebook.

Google

NID

APISID

SSID

SID

NID

HSID

SAPISID

PREF

These cookies are used to store anonymous user preferences and information on a certain page.

OTHER COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE

When you use our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. For example, when you visit a page on our website with content embedded from Twitter, Facebook or YouTube you may be presented with cookies from those websites. Our website does not control the use of those cookies. We recommend that you visit those sites for more information on the cookies they use and how they use them. You can find more information here:

– Twitter Privacy Policy

– Facebook Privacy Policy

– YouTube (Google) Privacy Policy

ADJUSTING YOUR BROWSER’S COOKIE SETTINGS

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

Below is a list of popular web browsers and how you can adjust the cookie settings together with links for additional information:

Internet Explorer

– Select: Tools

– Select: Internet Options

– Select: Privacy

– Select: Advanced

– Select: Override automatic cookie handing

– Then set your preferences as required

Mozilla Firefox

– Select: Tools

– Select: Options

– Select: Privacy

– Then set your preferences as required

Google Chrome

– Select: the wrench icon on the browser toolbar

– Select: Settings

– Select: Show advanced settings

– Select: Privacy/Content settings

– Select: Cookies

– Then set your preferences as required

Safari 5.0

– Select: Safari

– Select: Preferences

– Select: Security

– Then set your preferences as required

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON COOKIES

More information on cookies can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/

GOOGLE ANALYTICS – FURTHER INFORMATION

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports for us on website activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the internet and our website. Google may also pass on this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as more fully explained below. Furthermore, you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads at https://www.google.com/settings/ads and you can prevent Google Analytics collecting IP addresses and using other cookies by downloading and installing the following Google browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB