Cookies statement

What are cookies?

"Cookies" are small text files created and stored on your persistent storage by your internet browser software, in order to hold relevant information about the website you are currently viewing.

What are they used for?

We use cookies to monitor your use of the website, to observe behaviour, compile aggregate data and provide users with an improved and more effective service.

How long do cookies stay on my computer/device?

Persistent cookies – these will allow our site to recognise you when you return to our site another time. This provides us with useful analytics that help us to optimise our website and your visits.

Session cookies – these exist just for the life of your current visit whilst you have your browser open. They are not stored on your hard disk and are erased when you exit your web browser.

How do I manage my cookies preferences?

There are a number of ways you can manually manage cookies on your computer/device. If you access the Internet from more than one computer/device it is important to ensure each browser is configured to suit your cookie preferences. If you wish to block all cookies all the time you can set your browser to do this.

Please note that blocking cookies may affect your browsing experience.