“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer hard drive or mobile device and record how you move around that website.
They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before so that it can tailor more personalised options when you revisit. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of websites on site usage and performance. They are also used to analyse traffic for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by most websites and do not harm your system. By accessing this website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device. You can disable cookies completely by changing your browser settings although some areas of the site may not function properly.
Strictly necessary cookies:
- These are essential to enable you to move around the website effectively and use its features. Without these cookies, you will not be able to access all the services available on this website. These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
- These cookies collect information about website use, such as counting visits and seeing which parts of the site are most popular. They do not collect information that can identify a user of the site and all information is collated anonymously.
- Functionality cookies allow the website to remember the choices you make and provide more personalised features such as updates or allowing the site to provide you with services you have requested (eg watching a video). The information collected is not personalised.
Cookies on this Website:
Session cookies, which are deleted as soon as you leave the site. They are used to temporarily store information whilst you are moving around the site.
Persistent cookies, which are generally used to remember settings and remain on your device after you have closed the site or your browser.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers: