When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the article, Internet Browser cookies- what they are and how to manage them http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/SiteInformation/DG_197506?CID=Central&PLA=url_mon&CRE=managing_cookies
First party cookies, are cookies which are set by 'this' website. These have been broken down into the two categories below.
These are cookies required for our website to display and function correctly.
Follow this link to see the necessary cookies we use.
These are cookies that enhance the functionality of this website, by automatically storing your chosen preferences.
Follow this link to see the functional cookies we use.
These cookies allow services such as Google Analytic to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it's meeting its users' needs and to understand how we could do it better. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
Follow this link to see the analytic and social media cookies we use.