Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies - These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies - These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies - These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you by remembering your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies - These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our website and the more relevant to your interests.

Third parties, including social media sites such as Facebook and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, may use cookies, web beacons and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from our websites and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads, as well as analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.  

When you use our website, you have the option to select your cookie preferences on the banner at the top of our site.

You can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.