Our website uses technology to collect information about its use, to distinguish between users, to help us provide you with a good experience and to allow us to improve the site and the service we offer. This means that when you visit our website, cookies or similar technologies will be placed on your computer or another device.In the tables below you’ll see a description of each cookie that we use, what it does and whether or not it collects personal data about you. Personal data means data which identifies or can be used to identify you as an individual, including online identifiers such as your IP address. It also includes pseudonymous identifiers (e.g. strings of numbers or letters) if it is possible for us to identify you from these.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other devices when you visit our website. A cookie file is stored on your device and allows us, or our third-party partners (see below) to recognise you and make your visit easier and more useful to you when you revisit our website.
Types of cookies
The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type. We use two types of cookies on our website:
Session cookies are temporary cookies which only exist during the time you use the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after using the website). Session cookies help our website remember what you chose on the previous page, avoiding the need to re-enter information and improve your experience whilst using the website.
Persistent cookies stay on your device after you’ve visited our website. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor.
We also categorise our cookies to help our customers understand the specific reason for each cookie.
Essential cookies: These cookies are essential for the running of our websiteWe would recommend this type of cookie is not disabled for the following reasons:they allow us to remember your cookie preferences; they allow us to see if something isn't working properly, so we can fix it quickly.
Experience and insight cookies: These cookies help us to make sure you have the best possible experience on our website:they help us to make the website easier to use and help you find what you need more easily; they help us to test and improve the content you see; and we can understand if you found out about our products and services through a price comparison website.
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