Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are very small text files used to store small amounts of data on your computer or device and allow web applications to respond to you as an individual and remember preferences and settings.

Why do we use cookies?

Certain cookies on our website are necessary to provide access and enable certain functions. Others help us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Cookies Used

Essential Cookies (Strictly Necessary)

The use of certain cookies is essential to provide access and functionality to this website. These cookies are set by us and do not store any personal information about you.

CookieDurationUse
cookieconsent_status 1 Year Used to store acceptance of the cookie notification banner

Analysis Cookies

We use a third party suppliers to provide us with an analysis of how our website is used. These stats help us to understand how people are interacting with our websites and to improve the design and functionality of the sites so that we can offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Google Analytics

Website visitors that don't want their visit data reported by Google Analytics can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript running on websites (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) to prohibit sending visit information to Google Analytics. Additionally, visitors that have installed the opt-out browser add-on are not exposed to Content Experiments.

CookieDurationUse
_ga 2 Years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 Hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 Minute Used to throttle request rate.

If you want to opt out of Analytics for the web, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your browser.

For more details on installing and uninstalling the add-on, please see the relevant help resources for your specific browser.

The Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on does not prevent data from being sent to the website itself, or to other web analytics services.

Third Party Cookies

Some of the features on this site are provided by third party providers. Examples of these features are embedded YouTube videos and social media sharing (Facebook and Google etc). These service providers may set cookies on your device to customise and gather information about their application. Due to the nature of how cookies work we are unable to access or control any cookies that are not set by us directly. Please visit any third party websites for more information on how they use cookies.

Advertising Cookies (Targeting Cookies)

Please note that we do not use any third party or targeting advertising on any of our websites.

Cookie Preferences

You can choose to accept or decline some or all cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Please note however that choosing to disable cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and accessing certain features.

For more Information

You can find more information about cookies by following the links below:

Microsoft Cookies guide

All About Cookies

Last Updated: 25 May 2018