Cookie Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies, which are files or pieces of software that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) to improve the way our website works, better understand website traffic and use, and better tailor our website to your interests and needs.  Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies”) and single-pixel gifs. 

How does use cookies?
Necessary or Essential Cookies:
We use strictly necessary cookies which are essential to enable you to browse around our websites and use their features. Without these cookies, our services cannot be provided. 

Analytics Cookies: We use third-party analytics cookies from  Google Analytics Tools and Hotjar to help us measure traffic and usage trends. Although analytics cookies allow us to gather specific information about the pages that you visit and whether you visited multiple times, we cannot use them to acquire details such as your name or address.  

How can I manage my cookies?
Necessary cookies cannot be switched off, however, in Cookie Preferences; you can withdraw consent for analytics cookies.  You can also manage your cookie preferences by change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted; for details, see If you choose to delete all cookies that are already on your computer and set your browsers to prevent them from being placed, please be aware that you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit this site and some services and functionalities may not work.

For further information about cookies, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office webpage on cookies, here.

For more information about how we use the information you submit on this site, please read our Privacy Policy.