WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our Sites. It may allow our Sites to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to our Sites or browse from one page to another, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the Sites.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Cookies are an essential part of the functionality of our Sites. Generally, we use a number of different types of cookies on our Sites to improve your browsing experience, help our Sites work efficiently and enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our Sites.
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
These cookies are necessary to enable the basic functionality of our Sites such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the Sites. Without these cookies our Sites cannot function properly.
These cookies are used to remember your settings on our Sites such as your language and currency preferences in order to customise your browsing experience.
STATISTICS OR ANALYTICS COOKIES
These cookies collect information on the number of visitors to our Sites and how those visitors use and interact with our Sites. They do this by generating statistical data on the information collected and reporting on that data anonymously. These cookies are sometimes placed by third parties who provide web traffic and analysis services such as Google Analytics.
These cookies collect data about your visit to our Sites such as the number of visits, the average time spent and the pages you viewed, in order to display content and advertising that is relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times that you are shown the same advertisement.
SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG-IN COOKIES
You can restrict or block cookies from any website at any time by changing the configuration of your browser. You can also delete all cookies that are already on your computer or mobile device. Each browser’s settings are different so you will need to refer to your browser’s support or help centre for instructions on how to manage cookies. If you decide to block all cookies then this may affect the functionality of our Sites.
You can find out more about cookies and how to block and remove them at www.allaboutcookies.org. Websites such as www.youronlinechoices.com.au (if you are a resident in Australia) and www.youronlinechoices.eu (if you are a resident in the EU) provide more information on behavioural advertising and how to opt out of it from certain companies.
Last updated 31st March 2023.