The Privacy & Cookies Policy

The Privacy & Cookies Policy below applies to all information which can be accessed by users visiting (The "Site").

Your privacy is important to us. We treat it, and any information that you give to us, with as much care as possible. Please read the following policy to understand what we do with your information and how we use cookies.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small bits of information, usually text files, which may be put and stored on your device when you first visit a site or page or use an internet service. Cookies usually contain the name of the web page from which they originated, expiration date and a unique cookie value number.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies are used to recognise user preferences and to make the experience of our Site much smoother and more interactive. They remember the choices for the Site - based services accessed by you and help us choose editorial and advertising content most suitable for your interests. On our Site we do not use cookies to store personal data or any other private information identifying you as an individual.

What types of cookies do we use?

The Site makes use of the following types of cookies:

Third party cookies

Urchin Analytics cookies - __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and similar: they are used to generate statistics which help us understand how users access information on the Site. They tell us how to improve the structure and content of our internet services. More information on the Analytics cookies can be found by clicking on

Our own session cookies

session cookies – CFID, CFTOKEN: they are temporary cookies used during a browser session and are deleted once the user logs off, leaves the Site or closes his/her browsing software.

How to control cookies?

In many cases your internet browser is configured by default to allow the storage of cookies on your device. You may change this setting at any time by accessing your browser configuration preferences. For instance, you may set cookies to be automatically accepted, rejected, or tell your browser to ask you what to do each time a cookie is sent to your device. For more information about handling cookies on your device, please check your browser's preferences help file.

Please be advised that certain cookies are necessary in order for you to use the Site. By rejecting them you may restrict your access to certain functions of our internet services.

Cookies placed on your device may also be made available to certain approved providers of advertising content and to our carefully selected partners.

Registration Information

We only collect your personal information in accordance with Privacy and Cookies Policy. The information that we collect is known as the “Registration Information” and information relating to your use of the Site as detailed below. We use the Registration Information only where you allow us to do so and only in respect of the offer and activities on this Site that you request.

If you enter a competition on this Site, we will use the Registration Information to contact you to let you know if you have won and also to deliver your prize. Each competition has its own rules and they will be visible when you enter the competition online. Please ensure that you read them fully.

You warrant that the Registration Information is true, accurate and current and you shall inform us of any changes made to the Registration Information. You shall not impersonate any living person when providing us with the Registration Information.

Use of Registration Information

We may use the Registration Information from time to time to offer you services and products based on the preferences that you identify during the registration process, and based on any preferences of which you subsequently make us aware. We obtain your permission to carry out such promotions through the registration process when we obtain your Registration Information. To offer you such third party services we may email you at the email address that you give us when you give us the Registration Information.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Data Protection

We shall only use your personal data for the following purposes where applicable:

(a) to identify you as a registered user of the Site;

(b) to provide you with promotional materials and services (which may include products and services that we supply in association with our carefully selected partners);

(c) to send you information regarding our products and services with your consent;

(d) to send you information regarding the products and services of our carefully selected partners with your consent;

(e) to notify you of any changes to our Cookies and  Privacy Policy from time to time; (e) for producing statistics and other information relating to the use of the Site (see: Cookies).

We recognise that the Registration Information and the information that we capture during your use of this Site is personal data for the purposes of the United Kingdom Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act") and we hereby acknowledge that we shall treat the Registration Information and all other information that you give us in accordance with the Act.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at or by following the “unsubscribe” link in any of the emails that we send to you.

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Site and such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy and/or cookie policies and that we do not accept any responsibility for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

In the event that you would like to view a copy of the information that we hold on you, you may do so at any time by requesting a copy to be sent you on the following email address: Please note that we may charge you a fee of up to €12 for the provision of such information.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to