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Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites – or visit websites that use the same cookies – they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Types of cookie
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are essential to make a website work and enable features that users have specifically asked for. Without use of cookies, these features of the website could not operate.

Performance cookies. These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. Common uses include well-known web analytics tools such as Google Analytics.

Functionality cookies. These are cookies that automatically remember choices that users have previously made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website. For example, where users select their preferred settings and layout.

Targeting or Advertising cookies. These cookies are similar to performance cookies, in that they collect information about users’ behaviour. However, this information is used at individual user level to advertise products and services to users on the basis of the behavioural information collected.

The Cookies We Use
We use Performance cookies to improve the speed and functionality of our website. These include third party cookies from Google Analytics.

In addition, some of our website pages may feature embedded content from third party websites, such as YouTube video content, Instagram and Twitter content, and/or Facebook. This content may use cookies specific to those third parties.

Disabling Cookies
By using and browsing our website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

Third party links
This website may include links to third party websites such as those relating to legal articles of interest. HGW do not control these third party websites, and clicking the links may enable third parties to collect data about you. If you are directed to an external website, we would encourage you to read their Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy before proceeding.