What are cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices (these cookies are generally known as session cookies), or are placed on the hard drive of your device (generally known as persistent cookies).
For more details about cookies and details of how to delete and disable cookies you can visit and also see our section on more information and turning cookies off below.
The cookies that we use on our website only collect anonymous information to optimise our services, and do not collect personal information.
Please note that not all the cookies on our site are set by us. Please see the section below on third party cookies.
What cookies are on the our website?
The cookies on our website generally fall into the following categories:
Functional cookies relate to the functionality of our website and allow us to improve the service we offer to you through our website, for example:
by remembering that you have signed up to view a particular type of content;
by allowing you to carry information across pages of our website to avoid you having to re-enter information;
to allow you to access stored information if you have registered with us;
by recognising your preferences when you return to our website;
by enabling us to serve the appropriate regionalised service relevant to your location; or
by ensuring that any adverts which you view on our website are not repeated within a short space of time.
Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and to count the number of visitors to our website, to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it and to record which content viewers view and are interested in. This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages and advertisements are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website and/or services. This helps us to improve the service which we offer to you by helping us make sure our users are finding the information they are looking for, by providing anonymised demographic data to third parties in order to target advertising more appropriately to you, and by tracking the success of advertising campaigns on our website.
In addition to our own cookies, some pages may also contain content from other sites, like Twitter or LinkedIn, which may set their own cookies. We may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, such as Google analytics.
These third-party cookies might track how you use different Websites, including ours. You can turn them off, but not through us.
Where can I find more information about cookies, and how do I turn cookies off or delete cookies?
Find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them at the following website www.aboutcookies.org.
If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Our full details are set out in our privacy notice. You can email us with any questions, queries or complaints at firstname.lastname@example.org