Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie and Name Purpose More information
System, APPSESSIONID...
Expires at end of session.
This cookie is set to ensure the user does not have any disruption to their user experience while accessing the site. This cookie holds no personal information, it helps us provide our users with an uninterrupted journey through the website
Google Analytics, _ga, _gat, _gid
Lifespan of up to two years.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. More information available at:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/600424
https://developers.google.com/acs/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__RequestVerificationToken
Expires Immediately
This is a .Net anti-forgery token cookie, used to prevent CSRF attacks
Twitter, ads_prefs, dnt, guest_id, netpu, personalization_id, remember_checked_on, twitter_ads_id
Lifespan of up to ten years.
These cookies allow us to use services provided by Twitter on our Site. Please see the following link for more information about how Twitter uses your personal information:
https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies.

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

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire (see above table)