What are cookies?
Cookies do not contain any personal or confidential information about you.
The types of cookies that we use
We use three types of cookies on our websites:
Session cookies that are deleted after each visit
Persistent/tracking cookies that remain in place across multiple visit to our websites
Third party cookies that are used by other parties, for example Google Analytics
Essential cookies – Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies and Tracking Cookies
Session cookies and persistent cookies are necessary in order for you to use our website. These cookies can be deleted via your browser, but this will restrict the functions that you are able to carry out on our websites. For more information on how to disable cookies in your browser please see the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
Session cookies expire when you leave the website and are not stored on your computer and do not contain any personal data.
Persistent cookies last beyond your visit to our website.
We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a tracking cookie which enables us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. The cookie does not contain any personal data but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the website from, and to track your page visit within the site.
These cookies are usually supplied by business partners and help us to filter out information which is not relevant to you.
You can accept or block any cookies from any website through your browser settings. For further information about how to disable a cookie in your browser please visit the ICO website.
Cookies and Demographics
We may use data from Google’s interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests) with Google Analytics.
More information on cookies
For more information about cookies visit the Information Commissioners website www.ico.org.uk.