Like many websites, we may use cookies. Cookies are small text files (often including unique identifiers) placed on your computer that are sent by web servers to web browsers and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of our website and to compile standard statistical reports on website activity. More specifically, we use cookies in order to make our website function more efficiently, as well as to provide the following information to us as set out below:

  • ‘Session-based’ cookies. This is essential for parts of our website to operate properly and has already been set. These type of cookies are used to maintain the state of a visitor’s online actions so as not to have to constantly request the same information from them over and over again during the same session.
  • ‘Remember me’ cookies. These are permanent cookies which can remember who you are once you have logged into the website so you are not asked to log in for future visits.
  • ‘Analytics’ cookies. These are used to collect information about how you use our website, such as where you have come through to the site from previously and which individual pages you have visited. We use this information to improve our website.

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, however personal information that we store about you may be linked by us to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. Further information about cookies is available at You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website provides guidance on how you can remove cookies from your browser. However, you should note that in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result of cookies being disabled.

Under GDPR a user’s online identifier (i.e. computer IP address) is expressly included in the revised definition of “personal data”. We will only ever use cookies to collect such data in accordance with GDPR rules and for the limited purposes detailed in our Privacy Policy.