What is a Cookie and why do we use them?
Cookies are small often encrypted text files, made up of letters and numbers located in browser directories that many internet sites automatically download to a user’s computer, phone or tablet’s hard drive. Cookies are primarily used in helping web sites recognise a user who has previously visited that website and by doing so helps simplify the logging in process for registered users. Cookies can be temporary (e.g. session cookies) or permanent (e.g. persistent cookies).
What cookies will the site use and for what purposes?
Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website and interface. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into a secure areas of our website, access your personal data via a secure area and for example view any numerical data such as daily revenue .
Analytical/performance cookies – They allow us to recognise you as a user and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works.
Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, such as greet you by name, 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(s) and the advertising displayed on it more targeted to your interests and in turn allow for a more targeted experience whilst visiting our site. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
How long will the cookies remain on my computer?
Cookies will remain in the cookies file of your browser after closing the site and/or the browser, and will become active again when the site is reopened, until removed. The cookie(s) can be deleted at any time by you. The cookie(s) will not collect any information when you are not accessing the site.
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Accepting cookies in not compulsory however, if you choose not to accept cookies, then you may experience a reduced Site functionality and or may be prevented from using the site.
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