1. Introduction

From May 2011 websites are required by law to comply with the EU “Cookie Law” which means that companies must gain the consent of web users before serving them web cookies. We use cookies and similar tools across our websites to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

3. How can I control cookies?

If you would like to restrict, block or remove cookies you can also do this through your web browser settings. For more information on cookie settings choose the browser you are using • Chrome • Firefox • Internet Explorer • Opera • Safari • Please note that certain areas of our website can only be accessed by having cookies enabled and you should be aware that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of our content and enjoying the full features of our website.

4. What are “persistent cookies”?

These are stored on your computer until they expire or you remove them. Persistent cookies store your personal preferen