Cookie Policy

Information about the use of cookies

This Site uses cookies to improve the Site’s performance and enhance the user experience. This policy explains how this is done. By continuing to browse the Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit. Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Cookies contain personal information - i.e. your username and password for the Site. Most cookies do not collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use the Site, or a user’s general location.

What cookies does the Site use?
We use the following type of cookies on the Site:

Strictly necessary cookies – these are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into the Site or make use of the Site.
Analytical/performance cookies – they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are easily finding what they are looking for.
Functionality cookies – these allow us to recognise users who return to the Site and remember Site personalisation choices.
Targeting cookies - we also use cookies which record users’ visits to the Site and which enable us to present content which we think will be of particular interest to you.

How to block or disable cookies
You can block the download of cookies or remove/disable them (including the cookies we use) by altering the privacy settings on your web browser. However be aware that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. More detail on how to disable cookies is available at