Cookie Policy

Cookies and other internet tracking technology

  • 1.1 When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your computer, which is sent back to us at a later time. These are called 'cookies'. These cookies are listed in the table at clause 8.5. Some websites don't use cookies but use related technology for gaining information about website users such as JavaScript, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalise advertising content. Multiple cookies may be found in a single file depending on which browser you use.
  • 1.2 Where applicable, this section of the Notice also relates to that technology but the term 'cookie' is used throughout.
  • 1.3 Some of these cookies are essential to services you've requested from us, whereas others are used to improve services for you, for example through:
    • 1.3.1 Letting you navigate between pages efficiently
    • 1.3.2 Enabling a service to recognise your computer so you don't have to give the same information during one task
    • 1.3.3 Recognising that you have already given a username and password so you don't need to enter it for every web page requested
    • 1.3.4 Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and that there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast
  • 1.4 To learn more about cookies, you may wish to visit:, or
  • 1.5 This Website uses, or allows use of, the following cookies:
  • 1.6 The distinctions referred to in the above table are as follows:
    • 1.6.1 First party versus third party cookies - we set first party cookies ourselves; third party cookies are set by other entities via our Website.
    • 1.6.2 Session versus persistent cookies - session cookies only persist for the duration of that visit; persistent cookies last for longer
    • 1.6.3 Identifying information removed - just because we've done this, they will still be personal information if the relevant information can be reassembled
    • 1.6.4 Categories 1-4 found in the ICC UK Cookie guide, as explained below. Category 1 cookies don't require the user's consent, though you must still tell them about the cookies. Categories 2-4 do require their specific and informed consent.
  • 1.7 As with any other information we may collect from you, we'll work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software to encrypt information you input.
  • 1.8 The Website may include links to third-party websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer personal information to these third-party websites unless you've consented in accordance with this privacy notice, however as to cookies please see above clause Cookies and other internet tracking technology.
  • 1.9 We exclude all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third-party websites.