Our Cookies Policy
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that (depending on your browser settings) are deposited on your computer's disk when you visit a site and may be sent back to that site when you visit again.
Some cookies may only be set if you have registered with this website and have logged in. Some other cookies are only set if you have not registered or have not logged in.
Some cookies may be set whether you have registered and have logged in, or not. Some cookies are only set for the mobile version of the site, some are only set for the 'classic' (non-mobile) version of the site, and some are set for both, as indicated below.
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. They facilitate tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.
Many of the cookies we use are session cookies. For example, they help us to ensure your session, and can also keep you signed in to private area while you move between pages or service your account.
Our session cookies used for security are designed to be very difficult to read, change, access or use except by us when you have an activearea . They contain no personal information that can be used to identify an individual.
First and third party cookies
Whether a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from. First party cookies are those set by or on behalf of the website visited. All other cookies are third party cookies. We use both first party and third party cookies. You can read more about them below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, and for ensuring the security of your online experience. Without these cookies, services such as applying for products and managing your accounts can’t be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you for the purposes of marketing.
Refusing Cookies on this Site
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, generally through changing your internet software browsing settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific cookies or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer enabling you to decide whether to accept or reject the cookie.
Otherwise, if cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience reduced functionality or will be prevented from using this site altogether.