Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Website. A cookie is an element of data that a Website can send to your browser, and which your browser may then store on your system.
Cookies on our site are used for:
- storing enquiry information, and
- auto completing search or enquiry fields
Cookies may be sent to your browser to enable automatic log-ins upon further visits, as well as for content customization.
Other third party cookies
Our website also uses a third party analytics company (Google Analytics) which sets its own cookie to perform this service.
Whenever you request a page through your browser, navigation and clickstream data such as:
- your IP address
- browser and version
- operating system
- date and time
- the site from which you came
- the search term you entered
are stored in a log file and/or database via Google Analytics. Any search terms that you enter into any site search are also logged. This information cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:
- website and system administration
- research and development
This information is kept on a secure server hosted by our third party hosts as well as servers within Google, and on occasion locally.
How can I control cookies?
If you are unhappy about accepting cookies, you can amend your internet browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. This will allow you to decide whether to accept cookies or not on a individual basis. You can also disallow them completely as well as deleting any cookies already saved onto your machine. You should note however that in some cases this might adversely affect your user experience as some site functionality will no longer work correctly.