1.1 Cookies are small text files that typically comprise of a string of letters and numbers, that are sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
1.2 Cookies can be set by either a ‘first party’ or ‘third party’. First party cookies are set by the website visited by the user. Third party cookies are set by another domain other than the one visited by the user.
1.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.4 Cookies are not harmful to your computer. The cookies we use do not contain any information that personally identifies a user, and we will not associate any data we gather from this site with any personally identifying information.
1.5 The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) UK Cookie guide, and are compliant under the UK Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (PECD) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).