What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files placed on your device by a web page server that enable information about your use of the site to be remembered when using that same device.
Find out more detail about what different types of cookie enable, and exactly which we use, below.
To understand how visitors use our site so that we can see how we are doing and improve.
Types of cookies we use:
Analytics cookies - track visits to our site (for example where a visitor comes from, how long they stay on the site) so we can see how we are doing; this information also helps us to improve how our site works and means we can analyze behaviour to test the usefulness of pages or features to our visitors.
We do not use any advertising or marketing cookies.
Specific cookies we use:
|Universal Analytics (Google)||_ga _gali _gat _gid||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visit Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data|
|YouTube cookies||PREF* VSC* VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE* remote_sid*||We embed videos from our YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
PREF - * Expires after eight months
VSC - * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - *expires after eight months
remote_sid - * expires at the end of your session
How do I disable cookies?
You can still visit our site, but you may find that some features will be limited if you choose to disable essential cookies from your browser settings.