Cookies

Cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies atwww.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Cookies used on this site

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‘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 collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous; it is only used to improve how the website works. By using this website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you do not wish to accept such cookies your web browser or device should be configured to notify you and/or reject cookies.

‘Strictly necessary’ cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website or delivering services such as shopping baskets or e-billing. This website uses this type of cookie for remembering previous actions (such as text entered into an enquiry form) when navigating back to a page in the same session.

These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous; it is only used to improve how the website works. By using this website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you do not wish to accept such cookies your web browser or device should be configured to notify you and/or reject cookies.

This website does not use persistent or third-party cookies.

Managing cookies

If you don’t want to allow cookies, you can modify your internet browser to alert you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

Different browsers have different methods for managing how it stores and tracks cookies. Using the ‘Help’ function on your browser can help or the website  www.aboutcookies.org, contains information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.