Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These 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.

You can 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 website.

Cookie Type Duration Description
Necessary
CookieControl HTTP 3 months This cookie is the primary cookie that records the user consent for the usage of cookies upon “accept” and “reject”. It does not track any personal data and is only set upon user action (accept/reject).
Analytics
_ga HTTP 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

_gat HTTP 1 day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

_gid HTTP 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

Marketing
__ss HTTP 1 day Collects in formation on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website in order to optimize the relevance of advertisements. The cookie also allows the website to determine how the visitor accessed the website.

Data is sent to: United States

__ss_referrer HTTP 1 day Collects in formation on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website in order to optimize the relevance of advertisements. The cookie also allows the website to determine how the visitor accessed the website.

Data is sent to: United States

__ss_tk HTTP 25 years Collects in formation on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website in order to optimize the relevance of advertisements. The cookie also allows the website to determine how the visitor accessed the website.

Data is sent to: United States

koitk HTTP 10 years Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

Data is sent to: United States