What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that we store on your device when you visit our website. Cookies are used for a number of reasons. These include to ensure a website works correctly or more efficiently, as well as to record information about website users and how they interact with a site.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device, visit www.aboutcookies.orgor www.allaboutcookies.org.
What cookies do we use?
The table below lists the cookies we use on our website and what they do. The ‘duration’ of a cookie is how long it is active for. Once the duration ends, your browser will usually automatically delete the cookie. ‘Session’ cookies are automatically deleted when you close all your browser windows.
This analytics cookie is used by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information on how visitors use our website and helps in creating an analytics report of how our website is performing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
This necessary cookie is used for the purpose of website security. It prevents cross-site-request forgery whenever a form is used.
The necessary cookie is used for security purposes.
This functional cookie disables certain functions on our website if cookie consent is not received.
How do I change my cookie settings?
You can use your browser settings to change which cookies you accept and, if you choose to, block cookies entirely. If you change these cookies settings then you may not be able to access parts of our website as a result. Please see below for instructions on how to block and manage cookies settings in your browser.
How to block cookies using your browser:
- In Internet Explorer 11 you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, select the “Privacy” tab and, locate “Advanced” under Settings and choose if you want to allow, block or be promoted for first and third-party cookies.
- In Microsoft Edge click on the three dots icon in the top right-hand corner and select “Settings”. Locate “View advanced settings”. In the “Cookies” section you will find a drop-down menu where you can select “Block only third-party cookies” or “Block all cookies”. You will then have to re-start Microsoft Edge.
- In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and unchecking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
- In Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking on the three dots icon in the top right-hand corner of your browser screen, selecting “Settings” from near the bottom of the drop-down list, then clicking on “Advanced” near the bottom. This should open options. In the “Privacy” section, click “Content Settings” and disable cookies by selecting “Block site from setting any data”. Click “Done” to save your preferences.
- On Safari on Apple OS X click on the Safari menu, then “Preferences” then“Privacy”. Under “Accept Cookies” un select the “Always allow” option.
- For Opera choose “Settings”, “Quick Preferences” and uncheck “Enable Cookies”.
Third party cookies
We work with the following companies in maintaining and improving our website. A brief description of what they do is found below along with (if applicable) instructions on how to opt-out from those third party services. If you have any more questions, please do contact us and we’ll be happy to help.
Cookies on third party websites
Our website links to a number of external websites. These are not operated or controlled by us and will have their own Cookies Policies. Below is a list of social media websites linked from our site along with a description of the how data captured by cookies they set might be used. For your convenience, we have also included links to those website operators’ Privacy Policies.
This Privacy Notice was last reviewed on Friday, 20th October 2023.