Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. 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. The information below explains the cookies we use and why:
Session cookies - these expire when you close your browser and do not remain on your computer.
Persistent cookies - these are stored in the longer term on your computer. They are normally used to make sure the site remembers your preferences.
Please note that preventing cookies is likely to impact the functionality or performance of this website, or prevent you from using certain services provided through it. If you choose to prevent cookies, we cannot guarantee access to the services provided through this website or be sure how this website will perform during your visit.
Preventing cookies will also affect our ability to update this website to cater for user preferences and improve its performance.
The types of cookies we currently use on this website are set out below. The cookie categories are based on the category definitions contained within the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie guide:
Strictly necessary - these are essential to enable you to move around this website and use its features and/or services. These cookies let this website provide services at the request of users. This website uses strictly necessary cookies to: Remember things like service selections you have made which are essential for us to provide you with services you have requested.
Performance - these cookies allow us to update this website to cater for website user preferences and improve performance. They collect information about how this website is used, e.g. which pages users visit most often and where error messages are delivered. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies individuals. All information is aggregated and therefore anonymous. This website uses performance cookies to: Provide statistics on how this website is used (including selections that you have made and pages that you have viewed, during your use of this website)
Further general information about cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.