Cookies are tiny text files that are transferred to your computer when you visit websites if you provide your consent. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps us to analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. To ensure our website works fully for you, we recommend they are enabled.
There are a number of methods for controlling cookies and how to do this depends on which browser you are using. The Information Commissioner Office’s website (ICO) provides a good summary of your options for blocking or deleting them – see https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies. Note that some websites will lose functionality or become difficult to use if all cookies are permanently blocked preventing you from taking full advantage of the website, and may also affect your browsing experience on other sites. It will also stop us from monitoring trends by visitors to the site that help us to improve it.
ARE COOKIES SAFE?
- Yes – they don’t harm your computer.
- Yes – they do not contain any information that could be used by others to identify you personally.
- Yes – they do not contain any confidential details such as your email address or payment details.
We use analytical cookies to measure what visitors do when they use our website and the pages they look at. For more information about these cookies and how they work, please visit the Information Commissioner Office’s website (ICO) – https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies. Our cookies record anonymous information about visits and clicks on each web page. We use this to measure the performance of our website, identify what is working well and what can be improved. We use this information solely for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why, as follows:
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|