Last Updated 22nd May 2018
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- 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.
- Social Media cookies. Our website makes it possible for you to share our information via social media and these cookies make this process easier by remembering the social media use. We will not access your social media account.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- 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 and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|This cookie is essential to the use of the site, making your browsing experience more convenient.
|These cookies are essential to the use of the site, enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
|For more information on Google Analytics cookies visit this URL: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB
|These cookies are written by Google for the purpose of the provided retargetted advertising.
|You can find out more or Opt-Out from Google/DoubleClick remarketing cookies at: https://www.google.com/settings/ads
|These cookies are used by Mailchimp to track individual use of the mail signup tool, allowing them to measure its effectiveness and further improve their products.
|You can find out more at: http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
Managing, disabling and enabling cookies
It is every users right to have the choice of whether to agree to ‘cookies’ or not. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies from any website by modifying the settings in your browser. This is a far easier process than it sounds, and if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, you can do this through your browser settings. For any required information about how to manage and disable cookies however, you can use the ‘Help’ function within your browser or for any further instructions, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 minutes.