What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit this site. When you next visit this site the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically.
Session cookies
Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted.

Cookies we use and why we use them

Essential cookies
Essential cookies are technical cookies that are required for the operation of websites. Without essential cookies many sites can’t operate properly.

Performance cookies
Performance cookies allow the website administrators to recognise and count the number of visitors to the site and to see how visitors move around when browsing the site. This helps to improve the way our sites work by enabling administrators to tailor sites to the way visitors use them. The information we collect from performance cookies is aggregated which means that you cannot be identified from it.

Experience cookies
Experience cookies allow the site to remember the choices the users make. This sites use experience cookies to provide the user  with enhanced and personalised features. For example, we may collect information through what are known as “web-analytic” cookies to compare the choices you make to those of our other users.  Information collected by experience cookies cannot track your browsing activity when you leave the site to browse other sites.

 Your right to refuse cookies and what happens if you refuse them
You can choose not to allow cookies in your browser settings, however, if you do so you may not be able to access all or parts of this site.   More information on cookies, their use and how to accept or reject them can be found at
If you carry on using this site and do not change your browser settings we will assume you consent to us using cookies as described above.