Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer and you can control how your web browser deals with cookies by clicking “turn cookies off” in the “Cookie control” pop up at the bottom left corner of our Website, or by changing your browser settings. Turning cookies off may prevent you from using parts of our Website.
Many browsers give a range of options for managing cookies, including obtaining consent for every cookie, blocking certain types of cookie and blocking cookies from unrecognised websites. You can set your browser to block all cookies. However, if you do this many sites will not work as smoothly as you are used to and some basic functionality that is dependent on cookies will not work at all.
The following links go to the relevant help sections for the major web browsers and explain how to manage your cookies:
Safari OS X
Tibbetts Group cookies
We use the following specific cookies:
This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
This is a security cookie to protect a user’s data from unauthorized access.
ANID, CONSENT, DV
It contains a unique randomly generated value that allows the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. This information is used to measure the performance of the advertisements and provide recommendations regarding products based on statistical data.
“DSID” and “IDE” are used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the Website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
NID, SID, SSID, APISID
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behavior of Google Maps users.
Google tracking and safe browsing cookie. Google’s NID cookie is set by browsers to protect users against known intrusive sites. If you arrive at one of these sites it allows your browser to take action or notify you.
This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
Google Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users.
Session Google Used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics cookie. Collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve the user experience.