Cookies are files containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie is stored by web browsers and remains valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user beforehand. Session cookies expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain information that personally identifies the user. Though personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website. They also identify those users returning to a website.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. This helps us understand how users use our website and how we can improve the user experience.
These are essential site cookies, used by the google reCAPTCHA. These cookies use a unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
Should you wish to block the cookies on our website, you are free and welcome to do so. However, please note that this may have a negative impact upon the usability of our site and some features may be disabled.
If you wish to, you can delete cookies already stored on your computer. The below examples will hopefully assist you to do this:
Please note that deleting cookies may also have a negative impact on the usability of our website.