users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse
our site and also allows us to improve our site.
This policy explains the way in which cookies are used
on our site. Please ensure you have read and understood this policy before continuing to
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which
are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are
then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit,
or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are
useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
They are widely used in order to make websites work, and to work
more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of
the website (and any third parties they work with) and to manage
elements of their business. Without certain cookies, some areas and
functionalities of a website will not work (e.g. user logins or
If you would like to find out more about cookies
please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/, which explains how
cookies work and how you can manage their use.
We use the following
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site.
They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into
secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to
see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This
helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring
that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This
enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and
remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or
These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have
visited and the links you have followed. This information is used by
websites to make advertising displayed on it more relevant to your
For more information please refer to Google Analytics cookies, and
here for an overview of privacy at Google.
2. HOW CAN I CHANGE MY COOKIE SETTINGS?
You can change your cookie preferences on our site at any time by
clicking the ‘C’ icon in the bottom left hand corner. You can then
adjust the available sliders to ‘On’ of ‘Off’, then clicking ‘Save
and close’. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to
take effect. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to
remember your preferences.
Alternatively, you can block or disable cookies by following the
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that
allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can
also delete cookies by selecting the appropriate option in your
If you use different computers/mobile devices in different locations
you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your
cookie preferences. 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.
If you would like to disable "third party" cookies you can turn them
off by going to the third party's website and getting them to
generate a one time "no thanks" cookie that will stop any further
cookies being written to your machine.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics on all websites
please visit: To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across
all websites visit.
Except for essential cookies all cookies will expire after 1 year.
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising
networks and providers of external services like web traffic
control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance
cookies or targeting cookies.
If you take the opportunity to share content from our
site through our social buttons (e.g. Facebook, Twitter
etc.), you should be aware that these sites are likely
to collect information about what you are doing. We have
no control over this. We suggest that you check the
privacy policies (if any) of such third party websites
for more information about their use of your information
and/or how to opt out or delete such information.
External Web Services:
We cannot prevent external web services (e.g. YouTube,
Instagram etc.) from collecting information and data on
your use of such content. Even if you are not logged in
may still gather anonymous information about your use of
content on our site. We suggest you check their privacy
policy for further information about their use of your
information and/or how to opt out or delete such