Updated: January 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files stored on the device you use to visit our website. Some cookies are essential for our websites to work, others collect anonymous or personal information to allow us to improve our websites and to show you relevant content.
How long are cookies stored on my device?
Two types of cookies can be stored:
Session cookies which are automatically deleted when you close your browser Persistent cookies which remain on your computer until they are deleted or expire. Persistent cookies can keep your user preferences to help make future browsing easier and more relevant.
How do I manage my cookie preferences?
You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. Some browsers allow you to whitelist sites from which you accept cookies.
For more details on managing cookie preferences, see below:
- Website Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
- Mobile Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/mobile/index.html
- Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB): http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
- Network Advertising Initiative (NAI): http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/
- The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA): https://digitaladvertisingalliance.org/
Types of cookies we use
Essential and Functional Cookies
Without these cookies, our website may not work properly. Some of these cookies are strictly necessary for C&W sites to ensure security, ease of use and functionality. Others provide you with services available across our websites and are needed to use some of its features. We also use functional cookies to ensure the speed of our web pages, to understand your location, enable video content and faster browsing.
Advertising and Marketing Cookies
Advertising and marketing cookies are used to show you adverts relevant to you, your interests and your interaction with C&W and our websites. We use this data to improve our communications with you. They are used to show you relevant advertisements, to limit the number of times you see an advert, and to help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
These cookies can also remember that you have visited a website and collect information about your browsing habits in order to manage your preferences accordingly.
Some of these cookies can identify you as an individual based on IP address and a connected email address. These cookies are third party cookies used by third party companies with C&W permission.
Performance and analytics
We use performance & analytics cookies to further improve our website in order to always provide you with the best possible online experience. We do not store any personal data which might identify you personally or as a client of C&W. These technologies are not always essential but without these cookies, certain website functionality may become unavailable. Some of these cookies are third party cookies used by third party companies with C&W permission.
Social media cookies
Social media cookies are placed on our website and, if you are logged into the social media platform, can identify your visit and collect information about your browsing habits. Sometimes we use these cookies to include or exclude you from social media advertising and to help measure the effectiveness of these advertising campaigns. These cookies are third party cookies used by third party companies with C&W permission.