'Cookie' is a name for a small file, usually of letters and numbers, which is downloaded onto your device, like your computer, mobile phone or tablet when you visit a website.
They let websites recognise your device, so that the sites can work, or work better, and also gather information about how you use the site. A cookie, by itself, can't be used to identify you.
The cookies we use
We use the categorisation set out by the International Chamber of Commerce in their UK Cookie Guide.
We use three categories of cookies:
- Performance cookies - Google Analytics collects information about how you use our site. No personal information that identifies you is kept. Google Analytics purely tracks visitation behaviour on our website.
- Functionality cookies – For purposes of animation on the websites. And remembers a setting if you override the mobile website view.
- Targeting or advertising cookies - Google Analytics collects information for tracking user habits. No personal information that identifies you is kept. Google Analytics purely tracks visitation behaviour on our website.
No cookies, please
You can opt out of using cookies on our websites by clicking the opt out option on the Cookies banner on our website. If you choose to refuse all cookies you may not be able to use our website properly.