Cookie policy

Like many websites, when you visit our website, in order to deliver a full browsing experience a small amount of information, known as a ‘cookie’ will be downloaded to your device, (e.g.: your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone). A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website but these cookies cannot be used to identify you personally. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

These cookies are used to improve your browsing experience by, for example:

– enabling a website to recognise your device so you do not have to give the same information several times during one task or browsing sessions;

– recognising if you have given a username and password so you do not need to do it for every web page you visit;

– analysing anonymous data to help us understand how visitors interact with the website so we can make improvements and develop the website in an informed way for our visitors.

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your web browser settings.

The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how to do this. Alternatively, you may wish to visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.

This website contains detailed information on how to manage cookies across a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your device, as well as more general information about cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact on the functionality of our website.

Types of cookies

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