What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website or application on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like user preferences.  Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

For further details on cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  •  This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, the pages they visited and how long you spend on the site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.  For more information on Google Analytics go here

Google Analytics cookies expire after one day.

Cookies and embedded Youtube videos that visitors to this site may view

All embedded videos on this site are ‘privacy-enhanced mode’  YouTube videos and you, the viewer, will not get cookies installed in your browser.

Statement from Google below:

“Privacy-enhanced mode allows you to embed YouTube videos without using cookies to track viewing behaviour. This means that viewing activity isn’t collected to personalise the viewing experience. Instead, video recommendations are contextual and related to the currently played video. Videos playing in a privacy-enhanced mode embedded player won’t influence the viewer’s browsing experience on YouTube”.

Managing Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings here