What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our website and stored on your PC or device web browser. Cookies are widely used across the Internet in order to make websites function correctly, work more efficiently, deliver a better experience for the user, or to provide information to website owners about site performance and usage.
The cookies we use fall into three categories:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are used to perform important functions on our website.
Without them we cannot provide you with the basic features and normal website behaviour. For this reason, you cannot disable these cookies.
These cookies allow our website to remember any choices you make and aid the provision of additional enhanced personal functionality or features. These cookies are only used for providing an improved browsing experience and we do not pass information about the choices you make to any third party or other organisation.
These cookies are used to collect general information to help us understand how visitors are using our website. We use this information to continually improve the service we provide. These cookies do not collect personal information that identifies a visitor. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
The cookies on our website are used for the following purposes
- To improve your experience when visiting our site
- To analyse the use of our website through Analytics software such as Google Analytics and continually improve the online service we offer.
How do I disable cookies?
To disable cookies from our website, you will need to change the settings in your website browser.
By disabling cookies in your browser, you may render some of the functionality on our website (and other websites you visit) unusable and we make no guarantees as to the performance of our website when cookies are disabled.
You can take a look at the About cookies website which offers guidance on how to remove and manage cookies for all modern browsers. Please note this is an external website.
Links to external websites
We would advise you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
In using the share icons, you will be sharing the page to an external source. These external sources will require you to log in and will place a cookie on your machine to maintain your logged in state.