ABOUT COOKIES AND WHY DOCS USE THEM
Two types of cookies may be used — ‘session cookies’ and ‘persistent cookies’. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your browsing session. Persistent cookies remain longer on your device, for the duration of each specific cookie, and will remain valid until their set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). We mostly use session cookies that are automatically deleted after each visit.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES THE SITE USE AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?
Below is a list of types of cookies used on our site and what we do with them.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences or logging in/filling in forms. You can set your browser to block/alert you about these cookies, however, some parts of the site will consequently not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Allowing us to count visits and traffic sources, Performance cookies help us measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most/least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Functional cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers, whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Targeting cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They can be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not directly store personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Social Media Cookies
Set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site, social media cookies enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools. Find out more about some of these cookies here:
MANAGING COOKIES: ENABLING AND DISABLING
If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site/stop our site placing further cookies on your device, you can do this at any time.
1. Your Cookie Preferences
By clicking the ‘Cookie Settings’ button on the site's Cookie Banner or at the bottom of this page, you may choose whether the site will use ‘Functional’, ‘Performance’, ‘Targeting’ and/or ‘Social Media’ cookies, as described in the ‘WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES THE SITE USE AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?’ section above.
The ‘Cookie Settings’ function will inform you which functionalities are/are not available to you depending on the types of cookies you choose to authorise the site to use.
2. Browser Settings
For instructions on how to block, delete or disable any cookies, please consult your browser's 'Help' or 'Support' section.
Please consult the following links for information on cookie management and blocking according to your browser:
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
This policy will be changed from time to time. If we change anything important about this policy, we will highlight those changes at the top of the policy and provide a prominent link to it. This will be displayed for a reasonable length of time following the change. We will also notify you in advance of the changes taking effect so that you understand what impact our changes may have on you.
HOW TO CONTACT US
This policy was last reviewed and updated: January 2020