Cookies

Cookies are a technology we use to provide you with a tailored experience on this website, as well as on other online platforms on which we operate. A cookie is a piece of code that is sent to your web browser and is stored on your system. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally, but are important to the smooth experience of this website on your device, in the following ways:-

  • Recognising your device so that your don't have to give the same information several times during one task
  • Measuring the number of people coming to the website for the purpose of ensuring that our servers have capacity to load web pages quickly at peak times
  • Benchmarking anonymised data to improve the design and functionality of the website including when we, from time to time, test and experiment with new technologies to improve your online experience
  • We only set essential cookies on this website, including for the performance and optimisation of the site. We do not place any non-essential cookies on the website (e.g for advertisers) and therefore there are no cookie management preferences, but nonetheless you can control what cookies are used, by editing the settings in your web browser.

Please see below a list of the main cookies this website currently uses. Any cookies that are currently being tested will not be documented in this list, until we decide to implement them permanently. All cookies will be visible to you through your web browser’s settings, or using third party tools depending on your web browser.

Here is a list of the main cookies currently in use:

Cookies to manage your visit

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When you close the cookies pop-up box, a cookie will be set on your machine to remember your preference. If you click 'OK': a session cookie will be set so that the pop-up doesn't display across any pages for the remainder of your visit. The cookie persists for 30 days, meaning that unless you or your browser clear existing cookies, the pop-up won't display again the next time you visit the website if that visit is within 30 days.

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Remembers when you've closed a pop-up so that it doesn't appear again during your session. The cookie persists for 30 days, meaning that unless you or your browser clear existing cookies, the pop-up won't display again the next time you visit the website if that visit is within 30 days.

Third-party cookies to measure performance

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These cookies are part of Google Analytics, which is software that lets us analyse how visitors use this website and the website platform more generally. These cookies collect data in an anonymous form and no information that can identify you is collected or stored. They persist for between two minutes and two years. We use this information to improve this website and the website platform and to provide the best experience to visitors, as well as ensuring that our servers have capacity to cope at peak times. Please see Google's privacy policy or further information.

To opt out of these cookies, please visit Google's website.

Other third-party cookies

We do not have access to data collected by these third-party services and cannot prevent third-party services from setting these cookies. Where possible, we will notify you that third-party cookies may be set when using certain services. Below are details on third-party services more commonly used on websites.

Facebook cookies

If this website is displaying a Facebook feed, then Facebook may set cookies. There may also be a Facebook pixel installed on the website. For more details on what information Facebook collects, please visit their website.

Twitter cookies

If this website is displaying a Twitter feed, then Twitter may set cookies. For more details on what information Twitter collects, please visit their website.

YouTube cookies

We may embed videos from YouTube. YouTube uses cookies to help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and to improve their site experience. If you view a video, YouTube may set cookies. Please visit YouTube's page on embedding videos for more information.

Vimeo cookies

We may embed a Vimeo video, in which case Vimeo may set cookies on the website. For more details on what information Vimeo collects, please visit their website.

Flickr cookies

We may embed Flickr photo gallery Flash players. When viewing a page with an embedded Flash player, Flickr may set cookies on your machine, and further cookies may be set when you click on the Flash player - both by Flickr and its parent company Yahoo. For more information, please visit Yahoo's cookies page.

Stripe cookies

On some websites, we install Stripe, which sets its own cookies. For more details on what information Stripe collects, please visit their website.

Other Google cookies

In addition to Google Analytics, there maybe further Google pixels and cookies on this website to track incoming traffic from links elsewhere on the Internet. Please see Google's privacy policy for further information.

Opting out/removing cookies

We regard all of the cookies that we set on this website as necessary to the smooth operation of the site and to ensure that we have sufficient resources to manage spikes in visitor numbers.

To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, please visit Google's website.

You can also control what cookies you accept through your browser. For details on how to do this, please visit https://aboutcookies.org.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of this website.

This policy is reviewed on a regular basis. Please check back in the future for updates and changes.