A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you. This can include remembering information about your visit, such as your country, language preference and other settings.
- help us understand how our websites are used on an aggregated basis, so we can improve them for you;
- provide an enhanced user experience for you;
- provide services that are necessary for the running of the website;
- assist you in navigation;
- assist in filling out questionnaires, login, and your ability to provide feedback; and
- analysing your use of our products, services or applications.
We classify cookies in the following categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential, as they ensure your security and privacy when you use our secure sites, as well as enabling you to move around a website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for (such as access to secure areas) can’t be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
- Performance Cookies: Information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works and to help us identify issues you may have when using our online services.
- Functional Cookies: These Cookies are used to provide services or to remember choices you make so we can personalise our content for you. We use this information to customise your experience of our website to meet your preferences for content layout, text size etc.
- Targeting Cookies: These cookies and similar technologies gather information about your browsing habits. They remember that you’ve visited a website and share this information with other organisations, such as advertisers and platforms on which we may advertise. They do this in order to provide you with ads that are more relevant to you and your interests. We do not currently use targeting cookies but may introduce these.
Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our website. A cookie scanning tool regularly scans our websites to maintain a list as accurate as possible: