What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that (if you allow) may be placed on your computer or mobile device by your web browser when you visit websites. This enables websites to recognise your browser and remember certain information.

What cookies will the site use?

We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

Session cookies will be saved for specific time periods; staying on your device only for the duration of your browsing session.

Performance cookies will be saved for specific time periods; staying on your device only for the duration of your browsing session.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Why does the site use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • Identify your computer or mobile device; it does not reveal your identity;
  • Remember your settings during and between visits;
  • Customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of the website for you and
  • Improve the speed and security of the website.

Cookies we use do not contain personally identifiable information from users of our site, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Rejecting cookies

You do not have to accept cookies, but without accepting them you may experience reduced Site functionality.

We use a cookie control system which allows you, on your first visit to the website, to accept or not the use of cookies on computer or mobile device. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device. Please check your web browser options.

For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to www.ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies. You can read more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org website.

How long will the cookies remain on my computer?

The cookies will remain in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser, and will become active again when the Site is reopened, until removed. The cookie(s) can be deleted at any time by you. The cookie(s) will not collect any information when you are not accessing the Site.
This document was last updated on 1 January 2021.

By continuing to use the website following any changes you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.
We reserve the right to make changes in this Cookies Policy at any time by posting a notice here. We may notify you of any updates by sending you an email. These changes will take effect immediately upon posting.