What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny data files that are saved to your web browser’s cache, on a desk top or mobile device, to improve your experience by allowing a website or a third party to recognise and remember your preferences.
Third party cookies
You may also encounter third party cookies through this site.
Google analytics is a widely known and used analytics solution for understanding site use by tracking things such as time spent and which pages visited. Additionally cookies may be used for advertising purposes.
You can find more information on how Google Analytics works in this Google guide.
Social media buttons on this site that allow you to connect with your social network will set cookies, which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data that they hold. Please see their respective privacy policies.
How to manage cookies?
Via a browser you can set your cookie preferences and/or delete cookies that are already on your devise. Each browser is a little different, but usually these settings are under the 'options' or 'preferences' menu. Please be aware that removing or opting out of cookies may reduce functionality and services on websites you visit.
For more information about cookies see aboutcookies.org.uk
Google also provides a Google Analytics opt-out plug-in for the web.