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.
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, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They 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, 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 and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|_unam||Performance cookie which saves your navigation preferences on our Web site, including what pages have been viewed and how long the browser has been used to view each page.||Expires: 9 months after being set|
|__utma||To track the behaviour of our visitors using Google’s web analytics service. This can tell us how many visitors we’ve had, where they’ve come from and how long they have spent on the site.||Expires: 22 months after being set|
|__utmz||Expires: 4 months after being set|
|_ga||Google Analytics cookies, these are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies an individual visitor, the information is aggregated and therefore anonymous.||Expires: 2 years after being set|
|_gat||We use this information to compile reports and help us improve the usability of our website.||Expires: 1 minute after being set|
|_gid||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage||Expires: 1 day after being set|
|These cookies are used to record the amount of people that visit our site, and track whether you’ve visited before.||Expires: 10 months after being set|
|intercom-lou-r4qfnppa||We use the tool for providing chat and call based services to our customers and prospects||Expires: 10 months after being set|
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile internal user conversion and site features usage statistics.||Expires: 5 years after being set|
|PHPSESSID||Used to store the log in details of the user and an encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.||Expires: When the user’s browser is closed.|
|fr||If a user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can place cookies on his/her computer through the site. These are needed to use the like functionality in messages and updating his/her status.||Expires: 3 months after being set|
You 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 site.