Cookies Policy


Updated version as on 14/10/2022.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites or visit other websites that use the same cookies they recognise these cookies and your browsing device. Cookies do different jobs, like helping us understand how our website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure online marketing is more relevant to you and based on your interests.

What are the types of cookies and their functions?

There are 4 categories of cookies and they are as follows:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential, as they enable you to navigate around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, services you've asked for can't be provided. These cookies don't gather information about you that is used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example which pages you go more often and if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. These cookies are not used to target you with online marketing. Without these cookies we can't learn how our website is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you're in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you've previously made or personalise your browsing experience.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are used to tailor marketing to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Although these cookies can track your visits to other websites, they don't usually know who you are. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

What Cookies does use?

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Our cookies allow you to do many things such as log, have us 'remember' your log-in preferences and apply for products and services online. At, we use cookies only for determining user preferences, let users navigate between pages efficiently, verify the user from guest user and carry out other essential tasks. We use cookies to safeguard your privacy when you are browsing our website.

Finally, we use ‘analytics' cookies to help us make our website better for those who visit it regularly. They help us work out what users like and don't like and how we can improve things for you.

When we include links to other websites, please bear in mind the other websites may have their own privacy and cookie policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies as is not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.

We never use the data gathered through cookies to contact you via post, email or phone. We may use cookies to show you subtly tailored content on our site or other websites of products we think you might be interested in, but only in relation to services and products.

If you wish to opt out of all cookies for this website and any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will tell you how to do this. However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to disable cookies on your computer, tablet or mobile still you may be able to view our website but your experience while navigating through the webpage may be very limited. For example, you may not be able to browse freely or use specific functions or features.

How do I disable/enable cookies?

To disable or enable cookies on your desktop you will need to change some options on your browser settings. For information related to manage cookies, on your tablet or mobile please consult your product user guide or online help files.