What are cookies?

Cookies are little text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application. Cookies work to make your experience browsing our site as smooth as possible and they remember your preferences, so you don’t have to insert your details again and again.

There are different types of cookies. Some cookies originate directly from the website and others are provided by third parties, whose services are integrated into the site.

Cookies are stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. If the cookie relates only to a particular visit (session), then they are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

What cookies are we using?

We use the consent management platform Usercentrics to list all data processing services we utilise.  This includes tags, trackers and analytics tools whether or not they use cookies.  You can opt-in of specific data processing services or out-out of all but the essential ones.

Please open Privacy Settings for more information and to control your consent.  You can access this at any time by clicking the floating shield icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the site.

How to delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org 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 machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.