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Before the website sets cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent. None of the cookies set by the website jeopardise your privacy in any way and no personal data is collected. If you wish to deny your consent to the placing of cookies, certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.

Please find details of these cookies at the bottom of the page. All cookies used by this website are used in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

Certain features of the website depend upon cookies to function and are deemed, within the law, to be strictly necessary. You will not be asked for your consent to place these cookies however you may still disable cookies via your web browser’s settings.

Additional details on cookies

First-party cookies

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These cookies are used to measure visitor behaviour and usage patterns, such as the time spent on site, number of visits or what pages were viewed during a visit.

All information is anonymous and reports always show aggregate, not individual data.

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The adiLP cookie is used to help track visitors who have multiple tabs open in the same browser to prevent errors in tracking.

The adiV cookie contains an identifier number which is used by AdInsight to track a visitor over time. This allows AdInsight to show multiple visits made by a customer over time from the same browser. This cookie is set to expire 1 year after the visitor leaves the website.

The adiVi cookie contains an identifier number which is used by AdInsight to help track a visitor’s path while they are on the website. This cookie is set to expire 30 minutes after the visitor leaves the website.

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These cookies are used to measure visitor behaviour and usage patterns, such as the time spent on the website, number of visits or what pages were viewed during a visit.

All information is anonymous and reports always show aggregate, not individual data.

Strictly necessary cookies

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Third-party cookies

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How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Click the ‘Under the hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  3. Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  2. Ensure that your privacy level is set to medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  3. Settings above medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Options’
  2. Select the ‘Privacy’ icon
  3. Click on ‘Cookies’, then select ‘Allow sites to set cookies’

Safari

  1. Click on the ‘Cog’ icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
  3. Click ‘Save’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options
  2. Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files
  3. Select the ‘Never ask’ option

Safari on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’
  3. Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & security’
  3. Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Opera

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
  2. Select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab
  3. Select the ‘Accept cookies’ option