Cookie Notice

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer’s hard drive by a website.  Each time you return to the same website, your browser retrieves and sends the relevant cookies to the website’s server.  Our website uses cookies so that we can improve our site and deliver a better service on your return visits.

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies.  This information might be about you, your preferences or your device, and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to.  The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

By continuing to use this website without disabling cookies, you consent to the use of cookies and other tracking technologies for the purposes below.

Why do we use cookies? 

We use cookies to allow us to customize our site, to recognize user behavior and how users navigate our site, and to estimate audience size. We use cookies on our site to tell us, in general terms, how and when pages in our site are visited, what our users’ technology preferences are – such as what type of video player they use – and whether our site is functioning properly.  Depending on their purpose, some cookies will operate only for the length of a single browsing session, while others have a longer life span to ensure that they fulfil their longer-term purposes.  Please note that, however long the cookies’ active life may be, you can remove cookies (and therefore stop any further data collection by them) as further described below.

Your cookie preferences

Cookies are necessary in order for you to be able to make full use of our site.  If you chose to disable cookies, some of our site’s functionality might be impaired.

Third party cookies

Please note that third parties may also use cookies.  The kind of cookies and the consequent data processing carried out by such third parties are regulated by their privacy policies.

Removing and amending cookie preferences

If you wish to remove cookies set by our site from your browser in the future, you may delete them.  The instructions for removing cookies from your computer or mobile device depend on the operating system and web browser that you use.  Please note, however, that withdrawing your agreement to the use of cookies on our site will impair the functionality of the site.

The site includes instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used browsers, or you may consult the vendor documentation for your specific software.

Do not track

“Do not track” signals are preferences that users can set on their web browsers to limit how their activity is tracked across online services.  Our site does not respond to “do not track” signals in your web browser.