Cookie Policy

We want to ensure that you enjoy browsing our website. In order to enhance your experience, we place cookies (small text files) onto your computer in order to store information and improve your visit. You will have been notified of our cookie use when you arrived at our homepage for the first time.

There are four main types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies thatare essential to the operation of our website. They include, forexample, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of ourwebsite, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us torecognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors movearound our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve theway our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are findingwhat they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognizeyou when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize ourcontent for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (forexample, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visitto our website, the pages you have visited and the links you havefollowed. We will use this information to make our website and theadvertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Details about the specific cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them are set out in the table below:

Name Source Type Duration Purpose
cookieconsent Cookie Consent Session Cookie consent validation
PHPSESSID Necessary Session Used by webserver to determine and identify PHP version and preserves user session state across page requests.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertisingnetworks and providers of external services like web traffic analysisservices) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Thesecookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targetingcookies. Similarly, whenever we embed into our site content from thirdparties (such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) you may receivecookies from them. For more information about these third party cookies, please visit the relevant policies on the respective third partywebsites.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser thatallows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essentialcookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Further information about cookies more generally can be found in guidance published by the International Chamber of Commerce.