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Privacy and Cookies


Our privacy statements are available to download from the policies page.


Our website ( places small files (‘cookies’) onto your computer that are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. With your consent additional cookies may be placed to:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies allow the site to function properly. They cannot be blocked using our cookie control tool.

Performance cookies

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use This information helps us make improvements and meet the needs of its users.

Google Analytics stores information about:

We do not collect or store any personal information that can be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics. For details, read the Google Analytics privacy document.

You may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.

We also use Click Dimensions tracking script to track page visits.

Functional cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

These include:

Targeting cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Social Media cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Cookie preferences are often set on the first visit to the website when a pop-up banner appears by selecting “cookie settings”, but you you can change the in the Privacy Preference Centre or through the “Cookie Settings” link in the footer.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit aboutcookies or allaboutcookies.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Apple Safari

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

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