Where cookies are used to identify an individual, this will be deemed personal data under GDPR. Cookies can give a significant insight into the user’s activity and preferences.
We are aware that any unnecessary processing of cookies, such as analytics or sharing with third-parties, requires explicit consent from the individual. We will inform the user that they may withdraw consent at any time.
We will record evidence of consent internally, for audit purposes.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They are used for a wide variety of purposes such as website analytics – counting visitors and their behaviour, targeted advertising, recording user preferences or for authentication.
Cookies used by us
However, should you wish to disable cookies, please see below.
How to control and delete cookies
How to control cookies
Please look below for instruction on how to control cookies for the internet browser you use.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”. Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab and locate the “Privacy” section and choose the “Content settings” button. Click the “Cookie settings” tab and choose your preferred settings. Google Chrome allows all cookies by default, but you can restrict the behaviour of first-party and third-party cookies or even block them completely. Click on the Close button when you’ve finished.
How to delete cookies
Please look below for instruction on how to delete cookies for the internet browser you use.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list (alternatively, you can remove all cookies created within a specific time period by selecting the period you want from the dropdown list).
Select “Clear browsing history” to delete traces of which websites you’ve visited.
Select “Clear download history” to delete records of which files and programs you’ve downloaded.
Select “Empty the cache” to delete cached website pages.
You can also delete saved passwords (which log you into websites) and saved form data (such as your name and address).
Then click on the “Clear browsing data” button.
Click on the Close button when you’ve finished.