Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to
make a user’s experience more efficient.
The law states that we can store cookies on your machine if
they are essential to the operation of this site but that for all
others we need your permission to do so.
We use essential cookies (called session cookies) designed
to guarantee a friendly and rich user experience. This type
of cookies does not store any personal information about
Our website does use some non-essential cookies. We do
not do this to track individual users or to identify them,
but to gain useful knowledge about how the site is used
so that we can keep improving it for our users. Without the
knowledge we gain from the systems that use these cookies
we would not be able to provide the service we do.
We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service
to help us to analyse how users use the site. It counts the
number of visitors and tells us things about their behaviour
overall – such as the typical length of stay on the site or the
average number of pages a user views.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of
our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted
to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of
evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on
website activity and providing other services relating to
website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties
where required to do so by law, or where such third parties
process the information on Google’s behalf. Google
undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other
data held by Google.
If you have Adobe Flash installed on your computer (most computers do) and you use audio or video players within our website, Google Analytics will try to store some additional data on your computer. This data is known as a Local Shared Object or Flash cookie. This helps us to analyse the popularity of our media files. We can count the total number of times each file is played, how many people watch videos right to the end and how many people give up half way through. Adobe's website offers tools to control Flash cookies on your computer.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can access them through some types of browser.