A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer`s hard drive.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Most of the cookies we use on our website are `persistent` cookies. This means that they remain on your device until you erase them or they expire. The rest of these cookies are `session` based which are more temporary in duration. This means they will be erased when you close your internet browser.
We use the following cookies
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make use of online account manager.
Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website 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 website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Third Party cookies. These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, or embedded content from Youtube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
countryLan: To remember your last country and language sections visited on our website
If you are unclear about the types of functions of cookies we use, please contact us for more information.