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Cookie Policy


Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit one of our websites or apps.

We, and some third-party service providers, use cookies on our websites and apps. Some are persistent cookies (cookies that remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time) and some are session ID cookies (cookies that expire when you close your browser).

We also use other tracking technologies like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking beacons” or “clear gifs”) and local storage. These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognise when someone has visited our websites or apps, or opened an email that we have sent them.

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We use cookies to collect information, including personal data. To find out more about personal data and how we respect your data see our Privacy Policy.

This document sets out more about the types of cookies we use, and why.

Cookies help us to operate our websites and services, enhance and customise your experience across our websites and services and perform analytics.

Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through our websites, apps and services, such as interactive content and analytics.


Below you can see a description of each cookie that we use, what it does and when its expires.

  • Crumb: Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in EXP: Session
  • ss_cid: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site EXP: 2 years
  • ss_cpvisit: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site EXP: 2 years
  • ss_cvisit: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site EXP: 30 minutes
  • ss_cvr: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions EXP: 2 years
  • ss_cvt: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site EXP: 30 minutes

We also use Google Analytics to monitor how our websites and apps are used. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and generates reports detailing information such as the number of visits to the website or app, where visitors generally came from, how long they stayed on the website or app and which pages they visited. Google Analytics places several persistent cookies on your device’s hard drive. These do not collect any personal data.

If you do not agree to this you can disable persistent cookies in your browser. This will prevent Google Analytics from logging your visits.


You can accept or reject cookies by amending your web browser controls. But if you choose not to allow the use of cookies, your experience of our websites and apps will be limited and many integral aspects might not work at all.

To change your cookie settings, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer hard drive.

You can manage your cookie settings by following your browser’s instructions.

Here are some links that might be of assistance:

If you have any questions on this Cookie Policy you can contact us: [email protected]

Last updated: March 2024