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.
We may from time to time use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|These cookies are required to track which internet server your device or computer is communicating with in order to present a consistent user experience and remember information about the data you have entered for future visits.
These cookies do not collect or identify you personally, or identify your personal data. These cookies are not linked to any other information we store about you.
|We use Google Analytics tracking to collect information about how you use our website and we can improve our website based on these statistics.
Google Analytics collects data about:
|These cookies are set by Google. We have no control over these cookies which include information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps and other features.|
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Below is some basic help on adjusting cookies settings:
Within your browser ‘settings’ menu there will be an option to change how cookies are used or stored. Please note that due to the many versions of browsers available you may have to refer to your browser providers help files for more in-depth information.
Chrome: Navigate to SETTINGS > ADVANCED > CONTENT SETTINGS > COOKIES. This will provide you with a series of options to prevent cookies being used & stored from our website. If you would like to delete cookies navigate to SETTINGS > ADVANCED > CLEAR BROWSING DATA. Select the cookies tab and follow the on-screen instructions.
Internet Explorer: Navigate to SETTINGS > INTERNET OPTIONS > PRIVACY > ADVANCED. Here you can override the automatic cookie options. If you would like to delete cookies navigate to SETTINGS > INTERNET OPTIONS > GENERAL > BROWSING HISTORY > DELETE. Select the ‘cookies and website data’ check box and click ‘delete’.