Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you access and use our website. Cookies do lots of different jobs designed to help us improve our website and deliver a better and more personalised service.
Pixels are small blocks of code on web pages that do things like allow another server to measure views of a webpage and are often used in connection with cookies.
What cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies (essential)
Essential cookies enable the core functionality of our website such as security, network management and accessibility. You can disable these cookies in your browser settings but if you do the site may not work as intended.
These cookies help us to understand user behaviour on our website by collecting data such as where the user came from, the number of visits, the pages visited. This will allow us to measure and improve our website. Data collected are aggregated and/or pseudonymised.
These cookies help to improve and personalise your browsing experience such as remembering your preferences on our website.
Marketing and Social Media cookies
Advertising cookies, from us or third parties, are used to tailor advertising to your interests as well as measuring the success of our adverts on other websites and social media platforms. It collects aggregate data as well as pseudonymised data.
Why exactly are we using cookies?
They enable us to:
- estimate our audience size and usage pattern
- store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests
- speed up your searches
- recognise you when you return to our site
- measure the performance of our marketing campaigns
- secure the access to our website
- advertise our services
For a detailed description of our cookies, you can refer directly to our Cookie Management Tool. A list of all the cookies, first party and third party (including the names of the third parties) as well as the expiry of the cookies are also made available there. You can find it by clicking the link for ‘Cookie preferences’ at the bottom of this page.
If you choose to block or delete some types of cookies, you can do so via our Cookie Management Tool or via your browser . You’ll find all information needed here: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/
Please note that to remove cookies that are already set, you will need to go directly into your browser.
If you remove or block strictly necessary cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of our website’s online properties.