What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.

We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

Can a website user block cookies?

Cookies help you to get the most out of our website.

By continuing to access our site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

However, if you do wish to disable our cookies then we would recommend that you change your cookie settings via your browser; your browser help function will tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.