Cookies are small files stored on your computer. They are downloaded by your internet browser and designed to store information so your computer or the website can use them to find out things like whether you've been to the site before, or if you're logged in.
We use the following cookies for the following purposes:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Cookie name(s) used
|Universal Analytics (Google
| These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to report and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Googles Overview of Privacy and Safeguarding data.
To find out more information about cookies and how to manage them, http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/ is a site produced by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), an industry body.
Modern browsers will allow you to disable cookies per site using their options/preferences settings.