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:

  • 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.

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

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Expiration: 2 years from set/update.

Used by Google Analytics. This cookie identifies unique visitors to our sites and it is updated with each page viewed. It records details of the number of visits made and how users spend their time on the sites during each visit.
This information helps us to understand how our websites are used so that we can provide a better user experience.

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Expiration: 30 minutes from set/update.

This cookie is used to track approximately how long users stay on our sites, as well as when a visit starts and ends.
This information helps us to understand how our websites are used so that we can provide a better user experience.

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Expiration: At End Of Session

This cookie is used to track approximately how long users stay on our sites, as well as when a visit starts and ends.
This information helps us to understand how our websites are used so that we can provide a better user experience.

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Expiration: 6 months from set/update.

This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our sites, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an advertisement or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, the success of advertising campaigns and page navigation within our sites. The cookie is updated with each page view to our sites.

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.