WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A “cookie” is a text file containing small amounts of information which is stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone (device) when you visit a website.
There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things, such as letting you navigate between different pages on a website efficiently, remembering preferences you have given a website, and improving your overall experience. Others are used to measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages users visit, and may be used to provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests.
Some cookies are allocated to your computer only for the duration of your visit to a website, and these are called “session” cookies. These automatically expire when you close down your browser. There is another type of cookie known as “persistent”. These cookies remain on your device for a period of time.
Please note that cookies can’t harm your device. We don’t store personally identifiable information in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site.
We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and so that you can manage cookies as required.
– to ensure the website works correctly,
– to remember any preferences you may have given the website and
– to collect anonymous data which allows us to see how people arrive at our website, and which content is viewed.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
When you are using this site you may notice that there is content from other websites, such as Google maps or YouTube videos. We may also provide you with the opportunity to share information with others using social networks such as Facebook. We add this content from time to time to give a better user experience. As a result, you may be sent cookies from these other websites.
We do not control these cookies and we suggest you check these third-party websites for more information about the cookies they use and how you can manage them.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES
Our cookies don’t store personal information such as names and addresses, they simply enable our website to work properly and allow us to collect anonymous data about how our website is used so we can use it for continuous improvement.
However, if you would prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from this website, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Please bear in mind that if you do this, some features of this website may not function correctly or may not be provided to you.