Information about our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. They are also used to provide security and to help ensure the contents of the page loads quickly and effectively.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your country).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table at the end of this notice.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How you can change your cookie settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. For more information about cookies, including how to view what cookies have been set, visit About Cookies or All about cookies.

You can manage cookies on popular browsers using the following link:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, click here.