Privacy and Cookies

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 they recognize these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Why does Point of Reference use Cookies?

Cookies are used to assist your computer or device in remembering something the user has done within the website e.g.. which buttons have been clicked or if the user has been to our site before.

We also use cookies to:

  • Temporarily store input information in forms so you don’t have to re-enter it on future visits
  • Evaluate our promotional effectiveness (we own the anonymous data collected and don’t share it with anyone); and
  • We use both our own (first-party) and partner companies’ (third-party) cookies to support these activities

Types of Cookies

Session Cookies

These Cookies only last for the duration of your visit to our website. We use session cookies to help improve your experience with us and to support key activities that you want to undertake on our website. These cookies are administered by us and none of your personal data is stored or retained after you have left our website.

Persistent Cookies

These cookies are written on to your computer’s browser and remain in place until they expire or you choose to delete them.

These Cookies are used to retain your information to save you time and effort when downloading additional resources from our website.

Managing your Cookies

You can use your browser to accept or reject new Cookies and to delete existing Cookies. You can also set your browser to notify you each time new Cookies are placed on your computer or other device. You can find more detailed information about how to manage Cookies at

By using the Point of Reference website, mobile website and Apps, you are agreeing to our Privacy and Cookie policies and consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies by us and our carefully selected third party partners as described in these policies. If you do not agree to such use, please see the Managing Your Cookies section for details on how to adjust your settings