What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing information that is stored on an internet user’s device when visiting a website. The information a cookie contains, and its purpose is determined by the website operator. This information can then be used by that web server every time you visit that site.
Cookies are used to save time and make visiting web sites more efficient and enjoyable. They can be used for various reasons: they can remember login information and what is in your online shopping basket and cookies can tailor online adverts, so you see more adverts suited to what you want.
Which cookies do we use?
While we will endeavour to keep the list below updated, the website relies on many third-party services and the list may therefore become out of date if those services alter the cookies they use.
Please note that all these Cookies exist to enable the functionality of our website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site. Please also be aware that Google Chrome currently allows third-party cookies but is aiming to stop of use of these by the end of 2023.
There are two types of cookies you may encounter when using this website:
First-party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Third-party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site. For example, Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
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These are types of cookies that store information used by Google Analytics to track user activity on the site.
Please note that if you do choose to share content from this website through any social media providers that we do not control the setting of these cookies and we recommend that you check the provider’s website for further information.