What cookies are
A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to your device when you visit a website. They allow a website to remember useful information about a user’s visit including if the user is currently logged in or any personalisation options set. Cookies are also used to monitor use of the website which may include the user’s IP address, the type of device used to access the site or time spent in different areas visited. You can find more about cookies at
Types of cookies used
We use the following types of cookies:
● Necessary cookies – These are required in order for the website to function and cannot be turned off.
● Analytics cookies – These store a unique generated identifier for each visitor, which allows us to track the pages that they visit. This helps us to understand how our website is being used and how we can improve the content and operation of it.
When you first visit the website, you will be presented with a banner with options to accept or reject the analytics cookies. No analytics cookies will be placed on your device, and no analytics data will be submitted from your browser, unless you select the accept option.
After making your initial selection, you can review and change your selection at any time by clicking on the “Privacy information” link. Note that if you disable analytics cookies after previously enabling them, analytics data will no longer be collected but the cookies will remain on your device until they expire.
The analytics tool that we use is Google Analytics. You can opt-out of Google Analytics on all websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
You can disable some or all cookies in your browser’s settings. You can find out how to do this at http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
|Cookie source||Cookie name(s)||Cookie type||Description|
|Cloudflare||__cfduid||Necessary||A cookie created by Cloudflare (a web performance and security company) which helps to detect malicious visitors to our website. You can find out more about the cookie at https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/360024915491
|Analytics||Analytics These store a unique generated identifier for each visitor, which allows us to track the pages that they visit. This helps us to understand how our website is being used and how we can improve the content and operation of it. You can find out more about how Google uses the analytics information collected at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
You can also read Google’s overview of how they safeguard the Google Analytics data at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
See the “Controlling analytics cookies” section above for how to control these cookies.