We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time in order to keep you fully informed about our latest practices involving cookies and similar information-gathering technologies on our website.
This Cookies Policy is effective from 12th November 2018.
'Essential' cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website.
'Non-essential' cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so.
For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.
This site only sets 'essential' cookies.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
Essential and non-essential cookies
Cookies can be classified as either 'essential' or 'non-essential'.
Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:
Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
Session and persistent cookies
Cookies can be classified as either 'session' or 'persistent', depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.
Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.
First and third party cookies
Cookies can be classified as 'first party' or 'third party'.
First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
First Party Cookies
|csrftoken||Essential||Session||End of the session||A first party, session cookie designed to prevent cross site request forgeries. This ensures that a request made to the site originates from the site rather than a third party source. Read more about csrf attacks.|
|__stripe_mid||Essential||Persistent||1 year||A first party, persistent cookie set by Stripe in order to help prevent fraudulent transactions.|
|__stripe_sid||Essential||Session||End of the session||A first party, session cookie set by Stripe in order to help prevent fraudulent transactions.|
These are cookies which are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website which you have requested. We use the following essential cookies on our website:
csrftoken: A first party, session cookie designed to prevent cross site request forgeries. This ensures that a request made to the site originates from the site rather than a third party source. Read more about csrf attacks. The expiry is end of the session.
__stripe_mid: A first party, persistent cookie set by Stripe in order to help prevent fraudulent transactions. The expiry is 1 year.
__stripe_sid: A first party, session cookie set by Stripe in order to help prevent fraudulent transactions. The expiry is end of the session.
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from essential cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
Legitimate interests: ensuring our site functions properly and providing you with online services you have requested.
There are no non-essential cookies set on this website.
There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below:
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.
You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org
Accepting or rejecting cookies
You can delete cookies that are currently placed on your browser by selecting the option to clear your browsing history and ensuring that the option to delete all cookies is selected. Clicking clear your browsing history will then remove all cookies stored on your device. Some browsers also allow you to delete cookies individually if you prefer to do so.
For further information on accepting and rejecting cookies for particular browsers, please see the links below:
Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in 'incognito' mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.
To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.
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