What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, and provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us improve your user experience and allows us to record your site usage for monitoring and development purposes.

Visitors to our website who do not wish to have cookies placed on their devices can set their browsers to refuse cookies. This may mean that some features of our site may not function properly. For more information about cookies, including how to disable them, you can visit the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies.

The cookies on this website and how they are used

Universal Analytics (Google Analytics): these third-party cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. Google uses this information:

  • To compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from, the pages they visited and how long they spend on the site.
  • To enable their technical team to access our Google Analytics data and account when necessary to provide service and find solutions to technical issues.
  • To contribute anonymous data to an aggregate data set to enable features like benchmarking and publications that can help us understand data trends. All identifiable information about our website is removed and combined with other anonymous data before it is shared with others.


If you have any queries relating to our Cookies Policy, please contact us.