Cookie policy

Use of cookies by this website

This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience. Cookies perform a variety of functions like recognising you each time you visit the site or helping our team to understand which parts of the site you find most interesting and useful. You can read more about the cookies that we use and their purpose at any time.

Yes – I agree

No – Give me more information (sends to Cookie Policy )

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. They help us to improve this website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. In particular, they enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to this website.

What are cookies and which ones do we use?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. The table below details cookie files that may be used within this website.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _utma
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Information specific to Google Analytics cookies can be found in the next section, including tools to prevent Google Analytics using cookies and tracking your site usage.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (see below). However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8-11, Safari, Firefox and Opera.

How to refuse the setting of cookies

If you do not wish cookies to be stored on your browser, please follow these instructions:

  • Internet Explorer: Open the Tools menu and click Internet Options. Choose the Privacy tab and move the slider to high level of privacy. Click on the Default button if you do not see the slider.
  • Other browsers: Refer to the relevant help menu looking under cookies, privacy or security.