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What are cookies?

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. You can find more information about cookies at: and

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.

The cookies used on our websites fall under three of the four categories found in the ICC UK Cookie Guide. A list of the types of cookies used on the websites by category and a description of the purposes that we use them for is set out below. By using these websites you consent to us using the cookie types listed below for the purposes listed below.

Cookies used on this website:

Cookie CategoryPurpose
Strictly NecessaryThese cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features such as logging in to the secure area of the website. Without these cookies, you will not be able to access the tmgroup services you have signed up for.
Performance CookiesThese cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and only used to improve the usability of the tmgroup website.
Functionality CookiesThese cookies allow our website to remember choices and customisations that you make (such as your user name and your settings for reports) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Can you opt out from permitting cookies?

Yes. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features or services available on our site. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, for more information about how to block cookies and/or delete them, please see Should you choose to opt out or block a cookie this may affect the performance of the service that you receive from the website.