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Cookies Policy

Updated January 2019
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Cookies are tiny files which are stored on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet and so forth). This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information stored in one of our cookies does not directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.

How do we use cookies?: A number of our pages use cookies, for example to remember:
  • your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size,
  • if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that, some features of this site may not work as intended.

Please see the table below for more information on what cookies are used on this site and their purpose:
Categories of Use Description

Session and persistent cookies

Similar to most websites, we use 'session cookies'. These cookies only exist for the length of time that you visit our site. They are deleted once you close the browser, along with 'permanent cookies' also known as 'persistent cookies' which remain stored on your browser ready for use the next time you visit our website.


We use cookies to help us show you the right information and personalise your experience when you’re logged in.


We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our Website Terms and Conditions.

Preferences, features and services

Cookies can help you fill out forms on our site quicker. 


We may use cookies to show you relevant advertising off the site. We use cookies to determine whether we've shown an ad and how it performed, or provide us with information about how you interact with ads.

Performance, Analytics and Research

Cookies help us learn when you access our site from other websites, applications, or devices such as your work computer or your mobile device.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see If you don’t want cookies placed on your computer or device, then there are a number of ways you can carry out this action; by setting your browser either to reject all cookies; to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are currently on.

The majority of web browsers (for example Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge and so forth) will allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device. For information on how to do this, please consult your browser help file.
Please remember that if you do delete all your cookies, some features of our products or services, such as remembering your login details, will not work and your experience on our website, products or services may be affected.