WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files which are stored on your device (such as a computer, mobile phone, tablet or any other mobile device) that you use to access websites.
Cookies are used for a variety of tasks online: to assist in navigating between pages efficiently, remembering preferences, and generally improving the user experience.
There are two types of Cookie known as session Cookies and persistent Cookies. A session Cookie is a temporary file which is stored in your computer for the duration of your visit to a website. The Cookie is deleted when you leave the site. A persistent Cookie is saved to your computer and will remain there for the duration set within the Cookie.
If you have previously browsed or used our websites and no longer wish to accept Cookies, you should be aware that some Cookies will have been set. You may delete these Cookies at any time by changing the Cookie settings on your computer.
Further guidance on reviewing and amending these settings can be found through the Help section of your internet browser. Alternatively, in depth guidance on Cookies, and how to manage and remove them, can be found on allaboutCookies.org.
We use Google’s Analytics Cookies. These Cookies gather analytical information about the users of our websites to help us to understand better usage patterns. We typically use Google Analytics for this purpose.
The information generated by the Google Analytics Cookie (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our websites, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.