How we use cookies

We’ve made it easier for you to manage the cookies we use on this site.

Cookies are text files usually consisting of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies to make parts of the website work, to provide you with the best possible experience and to learn how to improve our website and the service we offer.

Some cookies are essential for the site to function and we enable these cookies automatically when you visit. Some cookies allow us to provide the services and features that are most likely to meet your needs, and to customise our service to make your experience easier and quicker.

You can choose whether to let us enable all cookies when you visit our website. We recommend that you choose to allow us to enable all cookies while browsing our website so that we can bring you the best possible experience and let you know about offers that could be right for you.

Types of cookies

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the UK groups cookies into the following categories:

  • strictly necessary cookies
  • performance cookies
  • functionality and targeting cookies.
  • Strictly necessary cookies: cookies we need to make sure the website works and functions correctly. We use these for example to remember any country or language preference you make.

 We do not use strictly necessary cookies to:

  • Gather any personal information about your or your Internet settings
  • Remember your preferences or store any information about you beyond your current visit.

Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website. They help us improve how our website works, understand what areas of our website are of most interest to visitors. All this helps us bring you the best possible experience when visiting our website.

We use performance cookies to:

  • Provide statistics about how our website is used
  • Help us improve our website by looking at popular visitor journeys.

We do not use performance cookies to:

  • Gather any personal information
  • Remember your preferences or store any information about you beyond your current visit.
  • Some of these cookies may be provided by approved third parties, but we don't allow third parties to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

Functionality and targeting cookies are stored on your computer or device in-between browser sessions. They are used to remember settings or preferences to help improve your experience next time you visit our site. Some of these cookies may be provided by approved third parties.

We use functionality and targeting cookies to:

  • Share information with partners who may provide a service on our website. The information is only shared to provide the service, product or function and is not used for any other purpose.

Some functional and targeting cookies are managed for us by third parties. We don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

Using browser settings to manage cookies

The ‘Help’ menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to stop your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

Because enabling all cookies means you’ll always get the best out of this media site, we recommend that you leave them turned on. For example, if you choose not to allow all cookies, we will not be able to remember any preferences you select.

If you decide not to enable cookies, or delete all cookies from your browser, you will be asked if you would like to enable them when you next visit our site.

More information

You can find out more about cookies by visiting allaboutcookies.org

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