Examples of how we use ‘strictly necessary’ cookies include: Performance cookies collect data for statistical purposes on how visitors use a website, they don’t contain personal information such as names and email addresses, and are used to improve your user experience of a website.Here are some examples of how we use performance cookies: Information supplied by performance cookies helps us to understand how you use the website; for example, whether or not you have visited before, what you looked at or clicked on and how you found us.For instance, they are used to remember your preferences on sites you visit often, to remember your user ID and the contents of your shopping baskets, and to help you navigate between pages more efficiently.
Cookies may be used to track your visits to third party sites to help ensure that we are paid the correct amounts.
Please note that these commercial arrangements do not influence our editorial content in any way.
If you have registered with the website we can combine the data from the web analytics services and their cookies with the information you have supplied to us, so that we can make your experience more personal by recommending certain articles to you based on your reading behaviour or tailoring your emails with content you might find more interesting.
We would only do this if you have given us permission to communicate with you.
Some data collected is designed to detect browsing patterns and approximate geographical location to improve user experience.