Cookies notice

Also known as ‘browser cookies’ or ‘tracking cookies’, cookies are small files stored by your browser (e.g. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.) when you visit a website.

Every time you go back to that website, your browser will send the cookie file back to the website's server – unless you have set up your browser not to do so.

We use cookies to measure how visitors use our website, including where they visited our site from, how many pages they visited, what pages they visited, how long they stayed on a page and what they clicked on when on a page.

We also use cookies to measure when a user visits our website from an online advert (e.g. via Google).

This data helps us to understand what information users are interested in and where we can make improvements to the website and in what we offer.

We use a third-party service called Google Analytics to track and analyse this data.

We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

For the purposes of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are the ‘Data Controller’ and Google Analytics the ‘Data Processor’. To find out more about how Google manages data, visit www.google.com/privacy.

For more information about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may affect the functionality of our website.


We keep this cookies notice under regular review and will place any updates on this webpage. This cookies notice was last updated on 29 November 2018.