Cookies and similar technologies

For the purpose of this policy ‘Cookies’ and ‘similar technologies’ will be referred to collectively as ‘Cookies’.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files with non-personal data that websites can store on your computer’s hard drive when you visit to enable continuous improvement to the website.

What are Similar Technologies?

Similar technologies are those which perform a comparable function to cookies, However they are not technically defined as cookies. For more free information please see:

Persistent cookies

These stay on your machine until expiry or deletion (many of these have automatic deletion dates). We use this type of cookie to provide you with the on-line services you have requested

Session Cookies

These are temporary cookies, containing non-personal data, which remain on your machine whilst you are on our website. We use this type of cookie to provide you with the on-line services you have requested

What we use cookies for

We use cookies to enable us to improve our website by analysing information about website traffic patterns, sometimes using third parties to assist in analysis of this data.

We also use Cookies to enable our logged in users to access specific areas of the website

We also use ‘strictly necessary’ cookies on our online services. These are essential to provide you with the services you have requested.

No personal information is sent to third parties.

Changing your cookie settings

To enable or disable cookies, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility). Alternatively, an external resource is available at providing specific information about cookies and how to manage them to suit your preferences. However, please be aware that disabling cookies may mean that some of our online services will not work.

Consent to Cookies

If you do not wish to give your consent to our use of cookies, please do not use our web-site.