What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet. 

Why are cookies essential to this website?

This website, along with most other websites, uses cookies. Cookies enable users to navigate around websites and, where appropriate, enable us to tailor the content to fit the needs of individual visitors and help us improve the user experience.

Without cookies enabled in your web browser we cannot guarantee that this website will function as intended.

None of the cookies used on our website collect personally identifiable information about you.

Types of cookies used on this website
  • Session Cookies
    These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after accessing the website). Session cookies help the website remember what you chose on the previous page, therefore avoiding the need to re-enter information and improve your experience whilst using the site. These cookies do not contain personal information and cannot be used to identify you.

How to control and delete cookies

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Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer (including those from this visit) as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your handset manual.