(revised 8 Jan 2021)

How we use cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device that help us to remember who you are and show you content that is relevant to your interests. Besides improving your experience, this also helps us to improve our website. Some cookies only last for a short time, while you browse web pages. Some are stored longer, so we can recognise you if you return to our website.

By using and continuing to use our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your computer or mobile device.

The types of cookies we use

We use a combination of the following types of cookies:

  • Necessary cookies. These cookies help with website performance, ensuring that our services function as you expect, such as accessing secure areas of the website, or navigating in or around pages. Without these cookies, the website cannot function properly.
  • Analytics cookies. We use these cookies to understand how you are using our website, which in turn helps us to improve how our website is built, making it easier to find the information you are looking for.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to store your preferences, and enable us to personalise content for you and change how the site behaves. This includes information such as preferred language, region, etc. as well as visual preferences.
  • Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, along with any immediate pages you visit and immediate links you follow out of the site. This allows any advertising displayed to be more relevant to your interests.

How to view and manage cookies

Most browsers give you tools to manage cookies to suit your needs. Some browsers allow you to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, and some allow you to browse in a private mode which ensures cookies are deleted after you close your browser tab or window. If you choose to completely disable cookies while browsing our site, please note that some functionality may not work correctly.

Further information

For more information, please refer to our privacy policy.