What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites store on your browser when you visit them. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise your visit and collect information about how you use that website.

The length of time for which cookies are stored on your browser varies depending on the cookie. Some cookies only last for your online session, whereas others will stay on your browser for a longer period. We aim to set our cookies for no longer than 50 months.

The cookies we use are limited to tracking website activity only

We greatly value people’s privacy and only use cookies to track the activity of our Site like page views, i.e. analytics cookies. We do not use these cookies for any other purpose other than tracking our Site’s traffic.

We do not use third party cookies.

We will ask you to set your preferences when you first visit our Site. You can change your cookie preferences at any time above.
The limited cookies we use are set out below.


How we remember your cookie preferences

Your preferences are stored in cookies stored on your browser. If you switch off a category of cookies that you have previously accepted, then for technical reasons those cookies will not be deleted.

To delete cookies from your browser, we recommend that you clear your browser data. If you do this, or change browser, we will ask for your preferences again when you next visit our Site.

Cookies and your browser settings

You can use your browser settings to delete cookies that have already been set at any time. You can also use your browser settings to manage cookies, for example, to switch off a cookie altogether. If you do this, it could mean that we cannot use strictly necessary cookies properly and so parts of our Site may not work correctly.
For more information about how to use your browser settings to clear your browser data or to manage cookies, check your browser ‘Help’ function.

Cookies and your privacy

The information cookies collect, and how we use that information, may count as personal data. We may also be able to identify you by name, IP address or session ID. You have rights regarding how we collect, store and use your personal data.

You can learn more about how we use your personal data in our Website Privacy Notice.