What are cookies and other tracking technologies?
Cookies are small piece of data (alphanumeric files) that are placed on your device when you visit websites. They are commonly used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information about your use of the website and display content and advertising that is relevant to you. Other, similar, technologies can also be used to achieve these outcomes. This could include, for example, SDK tools (which are used on mobile apps), tracking pixels, advertising IDs, social media plug-ins, HTML local storage, Local Shared Objects and device fingerprinting techniques. In this Cookie Notice, we will use the term “Cookies” to refer to both cookies and similar technologies.
What Cookies do we use and how long will they stay on my device?
Where we place Cookies on your device, these are called first party Cookies.
Some Cookies will stay on your device only for as long as you are accessing our Platforms during a single browsing session and so are temporary. These are known as session cookies. Other Cookies are stored on your device for longer periods to enable our Platforms to “remember” you and your preferences. These are known as persistent cookies.
Some of the Cookies we use are strictly necessary for our Platforms to operate effectively. Others are not necessary but are used for a variety of purposes which are outlined in the table below.
Strictly necessary Cookies
These are Cookies which are essential for our Platforms to operate. For example, Cookies that are used to help a webpage load quickly.
Here are the strictly necessary Cookies we use and why: