What are cookies?
Where we use the word ‘device’, we mean the computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device you use to access the internet.
We don’t use any of our cookies to collect your personal information about you, only anonymous information. We don’t use any of our cookies to target you with online advertising.
Please note that not all the cookies on the Site are set by us (see Cookies set by third parties below).
What cookies do we use?
We use two different types of cookie: Strictly Necessary Cookies and Performance Cookies.
Strictly Necessary Cookies – these are essential. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to move around the Site or use its features. We use these cookies to:
- ALLOW YOUR DEVICE TO BE RECOGNISED WITHIN A WEBSITE SO ANY PAGE CHANGES, ITEM OR DATA SELECTION ARE REMEMBERED
- DETECT SOFTWARE ON YOUR DEVICE WHICH ENABLES CONTENT ON THE SITE
These cookies are only stored for the duration of your browsing session.
Performance Cookies – these cookies aren’t essential but they provide us with useful anonymous information about how people use the Site. Without them, it would be difficult for us to understand how the Site is performing and we may miss out on the opportunity to make improvements that could enhance your user experience. We use these cookies to:
- OBTAIN STATISTICS ABOUT HOW THE SITE IS USED (INCLUDING WHICH PAGES ARE VISITED MOST OFTEN AND HOW USERS CAME TO VISIT THE SITE)
- EVALUATE THE SITE’S PERFORMANCE
- HELP US ENSURE THAT THE CONTENT AND FEATURES ON THE SITE ARE RELEVANT FOR YOUR FUTURE VISITS
The cookies listed below are used on the Site. These are classified using the cookie categorisation provided by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Classification: Strictly necessary. It is not possible to opt out of this cookie as it is strictly necessary for basic features of the Site to function properly.
Cookies are set by Google Analytics to track visits to the Site. You can opt out of receiving these cookies by using the tool available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Category: Performance, Functionality
How to control cookies
How to control cookies on the Site and other websites: You can use your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc) to allow, switch off or delete cookies on this and other websites. Each web browser is different so check the ‘Help’ function of your particular browser to determine how to update your cookie settings. Please note that, in a few cases, switching off or deleting cookies may reduce the functionality of or prevent access to certain websites. Where opt-out tools are available to disable specific cookies, we have listed these above.
Cookies set by third parties
We use a number of social media tools and external applications to enhance your interaction with the Site – for example, we sometimes embed videos from YouTube. As a result, you may be sent cookies from these third party websites. Details of these cookies are listed above. We do not control these cookies and we suggest you check these third party websites for more information about the cookies they use. Please also see how to control cookies on the Site and other websites above for guidance on how you can switch off or delete cookies on other websites.
If you want to more information on cookie settings, just click on the link below: