The web site uses a small number of non-intrusive cookies.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet by web sites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to web site owners.
- What types of cookie does the site use?
The cookies we use are used by most web sites. None of your personal details are held in these cookies. The bullet points below describe the cookies that the web site uses and why:
- Targeting or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the web site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a web site and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
- Essential cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the web site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the web site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
- Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a web site works.
- Functional cookies
These cookies allow the web site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other web sites.
- Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For further details visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
- How can the cookies be removed?
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.