Last updated: 01 September 2020
In order to provide you with a more personalised and responsive service, we need to remember and store information about how you use this Website. This is done using small text files called cookies. Cookies contain small amounts of information and are downloaded to your computer or another device by a server for this Website. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to this Website on each subsequent visit so that it can recognise you and remember things like your user preferences. You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ or at AboutCookies.org and AllAboutCookies.org
What cookies do we use and why?
Some of the cookies we use are necessary for enabling you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas that may contain content for registered users.
We may also use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to allow us to tailor the site to our users; for example, to remember you have already completed a survey. This information is usually anonymised and is not used for any other purpose.
We or our service providers also use analytic services to help us understand how effective our content is, what interests our users have, and to improve how this Website works. In addition, we may use web beacons or tracking pixels to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access this Website and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes only and it is not our intention to use such information to personally identify any user. However, if you have registered and signed into this Website, we may combine this information with data from our web analytic services and cookies to analyse how you use this Website in more detail.
This site may, with your permission, also use targeted cookies, which are cookies used to deliver advertising or marketing material and information relevant to your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Please contact us if you would like more detailed information on the cookies we use.
How to control cookies?
By using this Website, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies can have an impact on your user experience and parts of this Website may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if and when you delete all cookies, including your preference to opt-out of cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.aboutcookies.org/