How we use cookies

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you use our Services. We use cookies within our Services to: 

  1. recognise you whenever you visit us or access any Service (this speeds up your access as you do not have to log in each time); 
  2. obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet; 
  3. carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our user requirements and interests; 
  4. target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; 
  5. make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable. 

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g. by completing an online form). 

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies . The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested. 

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this policy. Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on the Services. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our Services. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. Description of cookies

Cookies generally fall into the following categories: 

  1. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of each browsing session, typically when the web browser is closed. 
  2. Persistent cookies remain until the expiry date and time set by the web server. They can be manually deleted by the user. 
  3. 1st party cookies originate from the same domain as the website being visited, in this case 
  4. 3rd party cookies originate from a domain that is different to the website being visited, for example this website uses cookies set by and 

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our Service features may not function as a result. 

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies .