Definitions and Interpretation
Cookie –means a small file placed on your computer or device by The Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of The Site;
Cookie Law – means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
Personal data –means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
The Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by The Site and are used only by the site owner. Cookies are used to facilitate and improve your experience of The Site. Cookies have been carefully selected and steps have been taken to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
By using The Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third-party Cookies are those placed by other websites, services, and/or parties. Third party Cookies are used on The Site for analytics and advertising purposes. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
All Cookies used by and on The Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. Some or all of the following types of Cookie may be used:
It is important to understand how you use The Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable this information to be gathered, helping improvements to The Site and your experience of it.
Functionality Cookies enable additional functions to be provided, such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.
It is important to know when and how often you visit The Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information provides a better understand of you and, in turn, to make The Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.
Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by the site owner; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to the site owner and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on The Site, or by third parties providing analytics services (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit The Site.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit The Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies on The Site are not permanent and will expire in accordance for the purpose in which they are used.
Website analytics refer to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling a better understanding of how The Site is used. This, in turn, enables improvements to be made to The Site. You do not have to allow use of these Cookies, however whilst the use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of The Site, it does enable continually improvements to The Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
The analytics service(s) used by The Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.
Consent and Control
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling the best possible experience to be provided by The Site. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of; however certain features of The Site may not function fully or as intended.
In addition to the controls provided, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.