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Cookie Policy

We recognize the importance of data privacy. In order to fulfil our transparency obligation, please find below information about how we use cookies on our websites. You have the option to disable or opt-out of them. Should you chose not to do so, we assume that you agree to accept cookies we use on our websites.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit certain web pages. They can enhance a visitor’s experience when navigating a website and provide valuable feedback such as information regarding a visitor’s page views, downloads and technology preferences. They are commonly downloaded to your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit in order to enable the website to tag your computer/ device and recognize it as you move around the site (and potentially when you return later).

How and what cookies do we use?

We use cookies to see how our visitors move through our website in order to provide customised information and advertising for visitors to improve their experience when navigating the sites We use this information to make decisions about ways to improve the services we offer to you. These cookies are not able to track your browsing activity on other websites. Sometimes cookies are used to track visitor activity within the website. We use this information to help guide decisions on ways to improve the service we offer online.

For more information on how we collect and use information that is identifiable to you, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

We use the following categories of cookies on our website:

Managing cookies

To manage your cookies you can also use our automated/online tool which is available by clicking located at the bottom right hand side of your screen.

Alternatively, follow the below instructions to manually control your cookies

The instructions for amending cookies will depend on the operating system and web browser you are using. For instructions on how to accept or reject cookies, consult your browser's 'Help' section. Most recent browsers provide the flexibility to reject all cookies, accept all cookies, or accept cookies only from websites you trust. You'll also find instructions on how to delete any cookies that already exist on your computer. If your current browser does not provide the flexibility you want in setting preferences for cookies, consider downloading a more recent version.

To learn more about what cookies are set up on your computer or mobile device as you browse the web, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.