We and our business partners use information collected about your use of our website through cookies and other technologies (such as pixel tracking) to recognise you, to help provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to display information that matches your interests.
What are cookies
What cookies are used on this website
The cookies we and our business partners use on this website are broadly grouped into the following categories:
Essential – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart, or to allow communication between your browser and the website.
Analytical/ performance cookies – We use analytical cookies to help us understand how users engage with our website. An example is counting the number of visitors and to see how many visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. Without this cookie, if you visited the website once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies.
How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?
Please note that we can’t always control third party cookies stored on your machine from our website and setting your cookie preferences with us will not stop those third party cookies from being stored on your machine, you must manage these cookies directly with the relevant third party, please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more information.
If you have previously consented to us storing cookies on your machine but then change your mind, you can do the following:
Delete the cookies from your browser. Most browsers also allow you to prevent all or some cookies being stored on your machine in the future. For more information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser please use the “help” function within your browser or alternatively visit www.allaboutcookies.org. By deleting our cookie preference cookie the next time you visit this website the cookie message bar will appear again inviting you to again reconsider your preferences; and/or
go to Cookie Preferences and resubmit your preferences to us; and/or
if you only want to reject some or all of the third party cookies you will need to visit the relevant third party’s website directly to manage cookies stored on your machine by them. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below.
Please be aware that disabling cookies may impact the functionality of this website.
A tracking pixel is a small piece of code containing an image that is placed on a webpage you visit that is used among other things to target and/ or remarket ads. When employed as a targeting or remarketing tool, the information is collected in an anonymous cookie, which is then used by our advertising to display targeted advertisements to select individuals. For example, if you visited our website searching for florists, you may be served a special offer advertisement from a flower shop when you visit Facebook, Twitter, or another website later on.
Third party cookies
Third Party Type of cookies (excluding essential cookies) More information and how to opt-out
Facebook Social Sharing
Facebook store cookies which allow the Facebook “Like” social sharing functionality but only if you click on the Facebook “Like” button on our website or log in to your hibu account using your Facebook account. http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Twitter Social Sharing
Twitter also store cookies which allow their social sharing functionality including the “Tweet” function and to generate usage information during your visit to our website. http://twitter.com/privacy
Google provide anonymised data about the visits made to our website.
Google also store cookies which allow the “Google +” social sharing functionality.
Google cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
ShareThis Social Sharing
ShareThis store cookies which allow the social sharing functionality on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. http://sharethis.com/privacy#sthash.crUJeCWm.dpbs
iPromote Interest-Based Advertising
iPromote cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. http://www.ipromote.com/privacy-policy/
Qualaroo Interest-Based Advertising
Qualaroo cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. https://qualaroo.com/privacy-policy/
Infectious Media Interest-Based Advertising
Infectious Media cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. http://www.infectiousmedia.com/cookie-policy/
QuantCast Interest-Based Advertising
QuantCast cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. http://www.quantcast.com/how-we-do-it/consumer-choice/privacy-policy/
Linked In Interest-Based Advertising
Linked In cookies also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising. http://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_policy
If you want to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium’s website.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
We may update this policy from time to time so you may want to check it each time you visit our website. We last changed this policy on 20 August 2015.