A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
There are two main types of cookie:
• session cookies – these are deleted when you finish browsing a website and are not stored on your computer longer than this
• persistent cookies – these are stored on your computer after you have finished using a website so that the website provider can remember your preferences the next time you use it.
If you continue to use our site we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from our website. However, if you would prefer to change your cookie settings, you can do so at any time.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your Internet browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
We use the following cookies:
· 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. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
· 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 more relevant to you.
You 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.
To find out more about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Our website uses tracking and analytical cookies in the form of Google Analytics. Further information can be viewed by clicking here.