Cookie policy

12 December 2018

How we use cookies

Cookies are small data files which are stored on your device and which record your visit to the website. They are either persistent, where they stay on your device after you leave the site, or session based, which means they are deleted after your visit. For more information see https://cookiepedia.co.uk/giving-consent-to-cookies

For our site, we will give you the option to accept cookies or not when you first visit. If you do not want to accept cookies on any sites you visit, you should be able to change your settings to refuse third-party cookies. For further information on how to do this in most common browsers, see https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/

We use the following cookies on our website in order to assess and improve its functionality.

First-party cookies (set by our site)

Google Analytics

  • Our website uses persistent analytical cookies from Google to track the number of unique visitors to the site and how users move around the pages. These cookies also collect data on in which countries users are located and from what type of device they are accessing the site. Your IP address and which browser you use are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the US for these purposes to ensure quality of service and generate usage statistics. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. For more information on how Google uses information from sites using Google Analytics, see their privacy policy.

Cookie compliance

  • This cookie records your cookie acceptance status.

Third-party cookies (set by third party sites)

Twitter

  • Our website contains links to Twitter feeds. Twitter widgets add third-party persistent cookies to help analyse usage and to remember your session if you are logged into Twitter. These involve storing log data about you in accordance with Twitter’s privacy policy, which Twitter will then use to show relevant content to you on their platform, including ads. This web browsing history is not associated by Twitter with other personal data they hold on you and will be anonymised by them after 30 days.