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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.
Analytical or performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise, measure and track your use in anonymous form. The information collected includes the number of visitors to our site and/or users of our services, where you have come to our site from and the pages that you have visited. This helps us to improve the way our site and/or services work, for example, by determining whether you can find information easily, or by identifying the aspects of the site and/or services that are of the most interest to you.
Marketing cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
Other cookies. These are third party cookies over which we have no control and may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.
Below is a list of third party cookies we use which are likely to be analytical cookies, performance cookies or targeting cookies:
- Google Analytics. Our third-party analytics tool provider (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., whose servers may be in the UK, EU or in the USA). Google Analytics is a Google product which helps us understand how people engage with our website, using a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The information obtained through these cookies may be disclosed to, or collected directly by, Google Analytics. For more information about Google Analytics’ cookie and information practices (including the types of cookies used and their expiration date), please visit the link here: Google Analytics.
- Zendesk. We use the Zopim __zlcmid cookie from Zendesk to store unique user IDs of individuals with access to our online platform to triage support requests on the platform.
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You can choose which analytical and targeting cookies we can set by opening our Cookie Settings. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block cookies (including essential cookies) the functionality of our site and/or services may be impaired and you may not be able to access all or parts of our site and/or services.