What are “cookies”?
When you visit this website, it will store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of “cookies”. These cookies are tiny text files that may be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.
The information is used mostly to make this site work as you would expect. The information does not usually identify you directly, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some cookies. However, please be advised that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of this site and the services that we can offer.
Can cookies harm my computer or mobile device?
No, they are perfectly safe. Cookies cannot harm your computer and cannot carry viruses. Cookies are intended to enhance your experience of a website, rather than obstruct it.
What cookies are used on this website?
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are always active and are required for this website to function. They cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you, which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information that is collected by these cookies is aggregated, and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Changing your cookie settings
When you first visited this website, you were given the option to select which cookies we store on your device. If you have changed your mind, you can make changes to these settings here.
More information about cookies
To learn more about cookies, including how to manage them and how they affect your online activities, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also learn how to control cookies on different browsers at www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/, or if you want to know how to delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/.
To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The Internet Advertising Bureau website (Your Online Choices) which you can visit at www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
New technologies such as Mozilla's Do Not Track (www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/dnt/) allow you to tell websites not to track you.
It is noted, however, that blocking cookies may, on occasion, reduce the functionality of a website or prevent access, depending on the browser options which are selected.