What is a cookie?
Cookies used on this website:
- Session cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website. Session cookies help websites remember what you did on the previous page, or if you have logged in, thus avoiding having to re-enter information. On our website, these cookies do not contain personal information, and cannot be used to identify you.
- Persistent cookies. These are cookies, which remain on your device after you have visited our website. These cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number) and help us remember preferences when returning to our websites, again meaning users don’t have to re-enter information.
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.
Unless the law allows us to, we do not:
- share any of the data we collect about you with others, or
- use this data to identify individuals
The length of time a cookie will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie.
Some cookies used on our website are provided by third party services and applications such as Site Improve which provides us with behaviour analytics for this website.
How can I see or control cookies?
You may delete and block all cookies from our sites, but parts of these sites may not work properly.
Further information on deleting and controlling cookies:
Further guidance on the use of personal information is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).