Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that websites save to your computer. They are used to enhance usability and enable certain functions on the websites, for example; analysing which pages are being viewed to ensure information that is presented to the user is easy to understand, useful, relevant and reliable.

The cookies we use on this site don't contain any of your personal information and can't be used to find out who you are.

By using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.

We use strictly necessary and functional cookies to enable you to move around the site and to provide basic features.

Tracking and performance cookies are used to provide a better overall user experience.

Why are cookies used?

We use cookies on this website to: recognise you whenever you visit this website, obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet, carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and services and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests; target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer [or other electronic device] such as your IP address, geographical location, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it by completing an online form (see our Privacy Policy). In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website.

Your Consent

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our website 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 website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Facebook, Twitter, LinkdIn and Vimeo. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.

How to manage and reset your cookies

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your device’s manual. Or you can visit one of the non-government sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.

You can also visit the AboutCookies website, for more information about cookies and how to manage them.