We will ask for your permission to place cookies on your device, except where they are strictly necessary to provide you with a service you have requested, , or in order for our websites to work properly
What is a cookie?
Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that generated it. This helps to ease your navigation by automatically logging you in and remembering your preferences.
How do I Manage my Cookies?
We will ask for your permission to place cookies on your device, except where they are strictly necessary. You can provide your consent by clicking the “Accept All” button on our cookies information notice, or by customising your choices.
You can withdraw any consent at any time by clicking the cookie icon at the bottom of our web page and adjusting your preferences. It may be necessary to refresh the website page for the updated settings to take effect.
If you wish to remove cookies previously placed on your device by our websites you can set your browser to delete cookies.
To enable and manage cookies, you can use your browser to enable and manage cookies. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function or to provide a service you have requested and cannot be switched off in our systems. We do not need your consent to set these cookies. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
- Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count our visitors and identify traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website.
- Tracking cookies: These cookies may be set through our site by our third party advertising partners. They may be used to build a profile of your interests based on your browsing history, and will show you relevant adverts when you visit other websites. If you do not allow these cookies, the ads you receive will be general rather than based on your interests.
You can find out more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:
|Cookie||Type||Third party/1st party||Duration||Purpose|
|_GRECAPTCHA||Strictly Necessary||3rd party||179 days||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.|
|CONSENT||Strictly Necessary||3rd party||2 years||Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.|
|Strictly Necessary||3rd party
|This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.|
|CookieConsent||Strictly Necessary||1st Party (cookiebot)||1 year||Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain|
|CONSENT||Strictly necessary||You Tube||2 years||Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner.|
|Analytics||2 years||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
|_gat||1 day||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate|
|_gid||1 day||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|179 days||Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.|
|YSC||Session||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY||Persistent||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
Third party cookies
Sharing with Social Networks
If you use the buttons that allow you to share services and content with your friends via social networks like Twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:
This policy was reviewed and updated on: 6th July 2023.