What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, mobile phone or other device - if you agree. There are other similar technologies such as pixel tags, web bugs and webs storage which are used in desktop software or mobile devices.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Platform or our services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Platform. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
We also use the other technologies identified above for the purposes articulated in this Cookies Policy.
You block cookies by activating the settings on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You may be able to manage other technologies in the same way. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) and other technologies you may not be able to access all or parts of our Platform.
Expiry of cookies and other technologies
Except for essential cookies and the equivalent other technologies, all session cookies will expire when the browser is closed, or the user clears their cookies.