A "cookie" is a small text file that is stored by the browser (for example Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You could think of cookies as providing a 'memory' for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
You can find more information about cookies at:
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Improve the speed and security of our website
- Allow you to share pages with social networks
- Make our marketing more efficient
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
Third Party Functions
- Videos (powered by YouTube)
- Google Maps
- Social Website cookies
Site Improvement Cookies
We regularly test new designs or site features on our site. We do this by showing slightly different versions of our website to different people and anonymously monitoring how our site visitors respond to these different versions. Ultimately this helps us to offer you a better website.
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
When analysing visitor statistics we use Google Analytics - If you are anti-Google you can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics (we'd prefer you didn't though as this data is seriously helpful to us in improving our website)