How we deploy “cookies”

We do not use cookies to store any personally identifiable information about you.

Cookies are small packets of information stored by your web browser when you visit certain websites, including our website. Cookies are generally used by websites to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either strictly for the duration of your visit (using a “Session” cookie which is erased when you close your browser) or for repeat visits (using a “Permanent” cookie).

You can learn more about cookies from www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our site uses the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our site and use its features.  These are known as “First Party” cookies.  Without these cookies, services like enabling appropriate content based on your type of device cannot be provided.

Performance cookies

These cookies provide information about how visitors use our site so that we can analyse traffic and understand how our visitors use our site. We use cookies issued by a third party, Google Analytics, for this purpose (“Third Party” cookies).

Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how the site works. You can find out more about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.

You can avoid the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our site by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-CA.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow our site to remember choices you make (such as the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.  These cookies will also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.

They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.  The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Social Media Cookies

These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.  This information may be linked to targeting / advertising activities.

By using this website you consent to us deploying cookies as described above. If you do not wish to accept cookies from our site, or would like to stop permanent cookies being stored on your computer in the future you can change the settings in your web browser to decline and / or delete cookies.

See the “Help” section on your browser menu for guidance on how to do this. Note that changing cookie settings may affect certain features within our website.