What are Cookies?
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.
Cookies are not viruses or computer programs. They are very small so do not take up much space.
- Make our website work, for example by keeping it secure
- Measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies)
- Personalise the service we offer you by understanding your preferences and improving your ability to navigate through the website.
How do I manage my Cookie settings?
Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer or other device by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser. You can turn cookies on or off using your browser’s settings. You can also delete cookies and clear your browser’s cache (history).
If you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
We use Google Analytics cookies on our website to store information about how people use our website, such as the links that they click on. We use them to help make our website better. The cookies collect information in an anonymous format.
Google Analytics cookies, which are used to measure how you use our website, are not needed for our website to work.
These cookies can help us make our website better, but we’ll only use them if you say it’s OK.
Other people’s Cookies
We use videos from YouTube and feeds from other websites such as Facebook and Twitter. These websites place cookies on your device when watching or viewing these pages which can influence adverts when browsing the internet.
Below are links to their cookie policies:
How we use the information we collect