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 record some aspect of a website and to provide information to the owners of the website.

How and why we use cookies
We use cookies to give you the best experience when you visit our website. By using cookies, we can make it easier for you to do many things, such as managing your accounts, policies, or login details, and applying for products and services. Cookies can also allow us to tailor the content of our website so we can show you services or adverts we think you may be interested in.

The types of cookies we use on this website
Cookies are now grouped as essential or optional - we will not set optional cookies without your consent.
The table below explains the cookies we use and what each is for.

Source: Google Analytics
Cookie name: _ga _gid
Purpose: We use Google analytics on our site to monitor performance and analyse traffic. These cookies are used to distinguish unique users for website analytics reports.
Essential: No
Cookie category: Measurement

Source: Google Optimize
Cookie name: __gaexp
Purpose: This cookie is used to determine a user’s inclusion in an A/B experiment via Google Optimize and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
Essential: No
Cookie category: Measurement

Manage cookie preferences
You can update your cookie preferences at any time.
Keeping your personal information safe
Our cookies do not store personal information such as your name, address, phone number or email in a format that can be read by others. The cookies we use cannot read or search your computer, smartphone or web-enabled device to obtain information about you or your family, or read any material kept on your hard drive.

Links to sites provided by others
If you follow a link from our website to another website, please be aware that the owner of the other website will have their own privacy and cookie policies for their site. We recommend you read their policies as we are not responsible or liable for what happens at their website.

Changing your browser settings for cookies
You can adjust the settings in your web browser to determine whether sites can set cookies on your computer. If you've visited this website before, there may be previously set cookies on your computer.