Our website uses some unobtrusive cookies to store information
on your computer.
What is in a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which is stored on
your computer if you agree. It will contain some anonymous
information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some
digits and numbers.
These Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our
website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when
you browse our website and also allows us to improve our
site. Cookies make the interaction between you and the
website faster and easier.
Why is it used?
things such as:
- remembering settings so you don't have to keep re-entering them
whenever your visit a new page
- remembering information you have given, so that you don't need
to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets
There are four main types of Cookies, of which we use; Analytical,
Targeting and Functionality Cookies. These Cookies will in turn be
either "session" Cookies, these only last for the duration of your
visit and/or "persistent" Cookies which remain in place across
multiple or repeat visits to the site.
We use "Analytical" Cookies, these allow us and a carefully
selected third party analytics company to recognise and count the
number of visitors and to see how visitors to our site move around
it. This helps us to improve the way our website works. All
Cookies which we use will expire after 1 day. Please note
that we have no control of the use of the third parties
Read more about the individual Cookies we use click here.
What to do if you don't want Cookies to be
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on
their computer a bit intrusive, particularly when this information
is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. Although
this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to
see advertising that has been targeted to your interests. If you
prefer, it is possible to block some or all Cookies, or even to
delete Cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware
that you might lose some functions of that website.
How to do this
You may delete them via your web browser if you wish to, but this
may restrict the functions that you are able to carry out on our
sites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, if you do
not want us to place cookies on your computer at all, you can set
your browser to disable or reject them. This will mean that
no website will be able to place cookies on your computer.
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. You can do this by adjusting the preferences
within your browser. See www.aboutcookies.org for