Information About Our Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website, help tailor our site to your needs and improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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 (if any).
  • 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:

Google Analytics__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmvThis cookie is essential for our site to collect anonymous site traffic information such as number of visits to the site and specific pages and entry and exit points to the site. The information is used to enhance user experience on the website. No personal information is stored.
Google MapsPREF, khcookieThis cookie enables us to store information that changes the way Google maps looks or behaves such as zoom level or preferred language.
PreferencesNIDThis cookie is essential for our site to:

  • recognise you when you return to our site so your personal preferences can be matched
  • store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests.
LinkedInThis tagĀ is essential for our site to:

  • recognise conversions from our LinkedIn profile.
  • unlcok additional insights about LinkedIn members interacting with our ads.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

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.