Cookie Policy

How we use cookies to optimise your website experience.

Privacy notice

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience while using this website. By continuing without changing your settings, we will accept your consent to receive these cookies. However, if you wish to, you can change your browser settings to block or remove cookies at any time.

Cookies are small information files that are placed on your device. When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Cookies help us to do this. The cookies we use identify you only as a number and cannot be used to identify you personally. 

We use cookies to: 

  • measure how many people are using our website, so we can make it easier and faster to use
  • analyse data, anonymously, to help us understand how people interact with our website.

Current cookies

The only cookies used on our website are for anonymous analysis of your visit to the site using the Google Analytics service and to protect against a cross-site request forgery. These are third-party cookies and are not tracked across multiple sites.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is used for the anonymous tracking of your use of this site. This cookie is used to store information such as when you visited the site, information about what pages you visit and whether you have been to the site before. It measures numbers and volumes of visitors to make sure users’ needs are met and to understand how our website could be improved. There is no personally identifiable information contained within this cookie, but it will use your computer’s IP address to determine your geographical location. We do not collect or store your personal information and we do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

NameContent and descriptionExpires
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Cross-site request forgery

The cross-site request forgery cookie is a first-party cookie linked to the feedback form. This cookie protects against cross-site request forgery. No personally identifiable information is contained within this cookie.

NameContent and descriptionExpires
csrftokenRandomly generated string1 year

How to control and delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or 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 About Cookies, 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.

If you do not wish for us to anonymously track your visit through Google Analytics, Google publishes a browser add-on that allows you to choose for this information to not be recorded.

Visit our privacy page for more information on our wider data policies.