Cookies are a kind of short-term memory for the web. They are stored in your browser and enable a site to recall little bits of information between pages or visits. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.
A session cookie is only accessible while your browser is open, and is deleted as soon as you navigate away from our website.
A persistent cookie can remain on your computer for a pre-defined period of time, or until they are forcibly deleted.
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.
A further explanation about cookies is available on: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you.
The cookies used on our website include those which are for access and navigation (strictly necessary cookies), cookies that track usage (analytic/performance cookies), remember your choices (functionality cookies), and cookies that provide you with targeted content (targeting cookies).
We may use the information we obtain for the following purposes:
- To recognise your computer when you visit the website
- To track as you navigate our website and understand your browsing habits
- To improve our website’s usability
- To analyse the use of our website
- In the administration of our website
Third party cookies
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. The information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The information collected includes the number of visitors to our website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. Further information is available on https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
You may want to prevent the collection of the information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google. Download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Browser-specific guidance for this is available on https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html
Please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer.
Guidance for this is available on https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/
Please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.