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What are cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application.  It helps you to navigate round the site more easily and allows you to store preferences on the site.  When you visit the website later, cookies will enable the site to remember you and recognise any login details you use.

Which cookies we use

The cookies which we use on this site fall into these categories:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to help you move around the website and access secure areas, or remember preferences you might have chosen on previous pages as you go through the site.

We use session cookies, which are temporary and exist only while you are viewing the website. They are removed when you close your browser.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about which pages visitors go to on the website and how they generally use the site.

We use Google Analytics, which uses these types of cookies, to give us statistics about visitors to the site and the paths they use to reach us.  They do not identify individual visitors, but the information helps us to see how improvements can be made to the site.

Disabling cookies

If you do not want to have cookies stored on your computer or device, or would like to restrict the type of cookie you receive or delete cookies which have already been stored, you can do this through the settings on your web browser.  You can find out how to do this through the Help function, or you can also visit which will give you more information.  To disable cookies on your mobile device’s browser, you may need to consult your device’s manual.

If you do disable or delete cookies, you might not be able to use some of the features on the website you are visiting.

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