What are cookies? 

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories (they can also be known as browser cookies or tracking cookies). They are placed on the computer or other device by the website that is being viewed in order to improve the ease of access to and use of that site.

How we use cookies 

They are used by us to help our site users navigate our site efficiently and like most websites we use cookies to capture certain information about our site's users.

1. When you visit our site we set Google Analytics cookies which help measure the number of visitors to our site, see how they navigate and which areas they access. We use this information to help us to develop new content and to improve the way our site works;

2. Other third party sites, which are linked to and can be accessed from our site such as You Tube, Twitter and Linked In also set a variety of cookies.

OK with this?

We hope that this information gives you confidence about our use of cookies.

Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling the usability of websites or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from accessing certain parts of our site.

If you continue to use our site and social media functionality, we will take that as your consent to the relevant cookies being set on your computer or mobile device.

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If you want to prevent Google Analytics cookies being set, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.


This Cookie Policy was last updated on 12 July 2016 (160712 Version SM 1).

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