About cookies

This notice should be read together with our privacy policy, which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is put on your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website.

They often contain information like IP addresses or unique IDs that make it possible for websites to identify and recall individual users on repeated visits. Third-party marketing cookies can be used to track users across the internet to serve them targeted, behavioural advertisement. 

Under the Data Protection Law of the United Kingdom, websites are not allowed to store cookies on a user’s browser without their clear and affirmative consent.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

Third-party cookies 

Throughout our websites, we may link to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These other third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies and notices. For privacy information about other third-party websites, please consult their notices as appropriate.

What types of cookies do we use?

Necessary: These cookies make our website work properly.
Preferences: These cookies remember the choices you’ve made on our website and help us provide a better experience for you.
Statistics: These cookies help us to understand how visitors use our website. We do not identify you as an individual.
Marketing: These cookies help service suppliers show you relevant adverts or content across websites. Without them you will still see ads but they may be less relevant.

Consent to use cookies

We’ll ask for your permission (or consent) before putting cookies or similar technologies on your device, unless they’re essential for providing a service you’ve asked for and for our website to work properly.

You can change or withdraw your consent below.

Blocking cookies and changing settings

You can block all or some cookies by turning on the setting on your browser. 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 website.

If you have any technical questions about cookies, this policy or your rights, contact us at dataprotectionofficer@themdu.com or +44 207 202 1500.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Date last reviewed June 2024