What are Cookies?
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilises a standard technology to collect information about how our website is used by individual computers connected to the internet.
This information is gathered through "Cookies". Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that we put on your computer's hard drive. These small files allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. This ultimately helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site going forward.
Please note however that Cookies cannot retrieve any personal data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.
What Cookies do we use on our websites?
The Cookies we use are as follows:
For further information about different types of Cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
How can you control or delete the Cookies used on our website?
Browsers are usually automatically set to accept Cookies. By navigating around our website we will automatically assume that you are happy with Cookies being set by us to improve your online experience.
If you would prefer not to receive any Cookies, you can adjust the settings on your internet browser to alert you each time a Cookie is presented to your computer, or you can delete any Cookies that have been stored on your hard drive.
Please note that if you prevent us from placing Cookies on your computer during your visit (including Essential Cookies), or you subsequently delete a Cookie that has been placed, this may effect the functionality of our website and it will not be possible for you to use our website effectively. This will apply to all websites, as well as our own, once cookies are disabled via your browser settings.
Instructions on how to adjust your internet settings for Cookies for the four most used web browsers are below: