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Information about our use of cookies 

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This enables us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website. It also allows us to improve our site. 

A cookie is a small file of numbers and letters that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. As a user of our company’s site you have a choice about which cookies you accept from us. Cookies can be either essential for our website function or non-essential. Non-essential cookies, for example those used by online advertising and any other third parties are considered non-essential. We will give you the option to accept these cookies or not, in the event you do not click to accept on our cookie notice we will assume by default you do not want to accept cookies. 

There are two main types of cookie:

  • Persistent cookies – these are stored on your computer after you have finished using a website so that the website provider can remember your preferences the next time you use it. 
  • Session cookies – these are deleted when you finish browsing a website and are not stored on your computer longer than this. 

The individual cookies this company uses are listed below and in relation to our investor news feeds:

CookiePurposeExpires
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryGDRP Cookie Consent is a free plugin for alerting users about the use of cookies on the website.one year
viewed_cookie_policyGDRP Cookie Consent is a free plugin for alerting users about the use of cookies on the website.one year
CookieLawInfoConsentGDRP Cookie Consent is a free plugin for alerting users about the use of cookies on the website.one year
pll_languagePolylang a free plugin for multilingual site. It’s used to detect and remember preferred language.one year
_gaThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default, it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customizable by website owners.two years
_gidUsed to distinguish users. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017, no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.one day

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. 

In addition to using our cookie blocker you can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. 

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.