A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. We use different types of cookies for different reasons. You don’t have to accept our use of NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES described below and you can choose to disable these if you wish.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Analytical/performance cookies (NON-ESSENTIAL). They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Here are more details about the NON-ESSENTIAL analytical cookies we use, the purposes for which we use them and where you can disable them if preferred.
Analytical - to understand how the website is used, how often you access our website; the operating system, hardware, software versions, browser configuration of the devices you use; location information; connection information such as IP addresses. website traffic patterns; details on the routes that users take to access and leave the website.
This is on every page of our website and allows users to give us feedback on the website via a little pop up (e.g. if you discover bugs or if the site is not working properly).