1.     Use of cookies

1.1.    A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. We use cookies on this website to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website);
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and services and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
  • The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally.
  • In most cases we will need your consent to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential for us to provide you with a service you have requested.
  1. Consent
    • If you visit our website when your browser is set to accept cookies, we will interpret this as an indication that you consent to our use of cookies and other similar technologies as described in this website cookie policy. If you change your mind in the future about letting us use cookies, you can modify the settings of your browser to reject cookies or disable cookies completely.
  2. Description of cookies
    • The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:
Name of cookie Purpose for the cookie
Google Analytics This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (e.g. how long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed) and tells us how many visitors we have had.

 

  1. How to turn off cookies
    • If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.
  2. Policy updates
    • This policy was last updated on 15th May 2018