Cookie Policy

This website uses ‘cookies’ - pieces of data which are stored on your computer. This Policy explains how we use cookies on this website.

1. What are cookies?

A "cookie" is a small text file that is placed on a website user’s device/computer hard drive by a website. There are several types of cookie and they have different functions or uses. For example, some cookies help us improve the experience of our website or help us tailor our services to you.

2. What type of cookies do you use?

Different terminology is used to describe cookies (and a lot of websites and organisations use different types of terminology which can be confusing). To help you understand the explanatory table below, we have categorised the 3 types of cookies we use on our website as:

Performance Cookies (also often called analytic cookies)

– that help us collect information about your use of the website to improve the website and your user experience

Functionality Cookies

– that help the website function better for you by, for example, personalising areas of the website for you once you are a return visitor

Essential Cookies

– that are essential cookies for you to use parts of the website.

The types of cookies we use on the Website are set out below:-

Type of cookie:

Google analytics

Function and further information:

This is a common performance cookie that many websites use. It allows us to collect anonymous information about how you and other users use the website and helps us to improve the website.

3. Website cookie acceptance

By using our website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time and the cookies we use will be stored on your device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

[We have a visible banner on our website to remind users that by using the website they consent to our use of cookies.]

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, it is possible to set an internet browser to reject cookies.

If you do not accept our use of cookies as set out in this Policy, please set your internet browser to reject cookies. This may impair your ability to use our website.

We may update our cookies from time to time and this Policy, so please check this Policy regularly.

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