Cookie Policy

We may store data about you using cookies, (files which are sent by us to your computer or other device you use to access our website) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to provide the online services you request, understand your needs, improve our website services and provide a better experience for you.

We use the following types of cookies:

  • persistent to recognise you when you re-visit our site. These will remain on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date
  • session to keep track of where you are whilst navigating our website. These are deleted from your computer when you close your browser
  • strictly necessary to provide the services you have requested.

We also use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: google.com/privacypolicy.html.

If you do not want us to store cookies there are steps you can take. Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. If you are using Internet Explorer 9 for example, you can refuse all cookies by clicking the “Tools” button, pointing to “safety” and then clicking on “delete browsing history”. Then tick the “cookies” box followed by “delete”. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Further information about cookies, including deleting or controlling them, is available at AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.