Whilst using this site, some information is collected automatically using 'cookies'.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer and stored on your hard drive. This allows us to aggregate user data and analyse how the site is being used by visitors in order to optimise and create the best possible customer experience.
Collecting this anonymous information will help us understand visitors’ browsing habits on our website. We use this information to deliver a more user-friendly and personal online service.
Compile statistical reports on website activity, e.g. number of visitors and the pages they visit. By gathering this information, we can ensure that the content we provide is easily accessible, relevant and interesting to visitors.
What do they not hold?
The cookies we use do not hold any personally identifiable data such as:
- Phone Numbers
- Email Addresses
- Mailing Addresses
- Bank Account Numbers
- Credit Card Information
At any time you can change your web browser settings to reject or delete cookies that have already been saved on your computer. This can be done by using the 'Delete History' options found in the menu-bar within your web browser. However this may prevent some parts of the website from working correctly on your computer.
You can stop cookies from being deployed on your computer by configuring your browser not to accept them or opt-out. Please refer to your browser's 'help' facility. If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them. For more information on cookies and deletion of cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
In order to fully optimise our website, we use both Essential Session Cookies and Non-Essential Session Cookies.
Essential Session Cookies
These cookies are essential for the operation and performance of this website and will automatically be set as long as you have cookies enabled in your browser settings. They do not store any personal details. They will automatically be deleted when you close your web browser.
This site uses Google Analytics reporting software. Reports are generic and do not use any of your personal details or information that could identify you as an individual. Reports are used to help us assess things like how much website traffic we get, which web browsers are popular and which web pages people spend the most time on.
Accepting or rejecting cookies - what you need to do
You can configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it. Please refer to your internet browser's help section for specific instructions. Please note that some parts of our website may not function properly if you reject cookies.
Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau is an industry body that has produced a series of web pages which explain how cookies work and how they can be managed: