Collection and Use of Personal Information
The information which we collect and store during normal use of
the site is used to monitor use of the site and to help its further
development. Such use does not result in any personally
identifiable data being collected or stored.
A number of pages in this website give you the option to submit
personal information to the Company. All such communications are
not confidential. Any application, request or enquiry you make, may
be passed or made available to Group affiliates, some of which may
be based in countries that do not have data protection laws. All
Group affiliates are required to comply with an internal Privacy
Policy which requires that steps are taken to protect your personal
information and for it only to be used for the purpose(s) for which
it was submitted.
By submitting your personal information through this website,
you shall be consenting to it being processed in the manner
described above by Group affiliates.
If you have submitted personal information through this website
and wish us to cease using it for the purposes submitted, please
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a
website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your
computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from
which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie, and a
value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
When you visit our website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be
used in the following ways:
- To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number)
when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content or
advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid
showing you the same adverts repeatedly.
- To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to
understand how users use our site and to help us improve the
structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this
Two types of cookies may be used within this website: 'session
cookies', which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie
file of your browser until you leave the site, and 'persistent
cookies', which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much
longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by
modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be
able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are
There are a number of ways to manage cookies. If you use
different computers in different locations you will need to ensure
that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
Some modern browsers have a feature that will analyse website
privacy policies and allow a user to control their privacy needs.
These are known as 'P3P' features (Privacy Preferences
You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in
the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using
Microsoft Windows Explorer:
- Open Windows Explorer
- Click on the Search button on the
- Type 'cookie' into the search box
for Folders and Files
- Select My Computer in the Look In
- Click Search Now
- Double click on the folders that are found
- Select any cookie file
- Hit the Delete button on your
If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should
select cookies in
the Help function for information on
where to find your cookie folder.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau is an industry body, which
develops standards and guidelines to support online business
processes. Its website atwww.allaboutcookies.org gives
further details about cookie, web beacons and suchlike, and
explains how they be managed and disabled.