Last updated: September 2019
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.
Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Website and we use different types of cookies to run the Website:
We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
Anonymous analytics cookies
Every time someone visits our website, software provided by another organisation (Google Analytics, Facebook and Twitter) generates an ‘Anonymous analytics cookie’. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before.
Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and, if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual users we have, and how often they visit the site.
Unless you are signed into the Website, we cannot use these cookies to identify individuals. We use them to gather statistics, for example, the number of visits to a page. If you are logged in, we will also know the details you gave to us for this, such as your username and email address.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Website, deliver advertisements on and through the Website, and so on.
What are your choices regarding cookies?
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
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Where can you find out more information about cookies?
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites: