Cookies and data storage

Information about the cookies we use and what we store on your computer

When you use the Website, information may be collected through the use of cookies. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 provides that certain information must be given to users and the user must give his or her consent to the placing of the cookies. This Cookies page sets out information about how we use cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago.

You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The way in which you do this depends upon the web browser which you use. Please refer to the "Help" function for your browser or visit If you accept cookies, they may remain on your computer for many years, unless you delete them. Please note that turning off cookies may limit your use of our website and website services.

Tracked cookies

Google analytics - are used to collect statistical information about how visitors use the website. Anonymous data only collected.


See our privacy notice page for detailed information about how services manage the data captured.