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Merchant Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of data that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application.

In this Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

Cookie means a small text file placed on your computer or device by our Site when you visit certain parts of our Site and/or when you use certain features of our Site.

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

How does our site use cookies?

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our Site and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party Cookies are used on our Site to store surfing and personalisation preferences and tracking information. For more details, please refer to the table below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our Site and your use and experience of our Site will not be impaired by refusing to consent to them.

All Cookies used by and on our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

(1) Strictly necessary Cookies:

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of our Site, supporting basic functions such as logging in.

(2) Analytics Cookies:

It is important for us to understand how you use our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve our Site and your experience of it.

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our Site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our Site and the services offered through it.

The analytics service used by our Site uses analytics Cookies to gather the required information. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our Site, it does enable us to continually improve our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service used by our Site uses the following analytics Cookies:

Cookie name: _ga Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie name: _gat Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie name: _gid Provider: Google Analytics

Purpose:

These Cookies are used to collect information about how people use the website. This allows us to make sure the website is meeting your needs and help us understand what we could improve. See the Analytics Privacy Policy for more details.

Control and consent

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up prompt requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow or deny different categories of Cookie that we use. You can return to your Cookie preferences to review and/or change them at any time by clicking here.

In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose information that enables you to access our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

Changes to our Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise

Opt-out

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of web analysis at any time, either by downloading and installing the provided Google Browser Plugin or by clicking on the following opt-out link: