They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.
The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type and for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your visit to our site, which pages you used etc.
Full details on the cookies set by Google Analytics are published on the Google website. Google also publishes a browser add-on to allow you to choose that information about your website visit is not sent to Google Analytics.
Plug Ins or Embedded Media
On number of pages we use ‘plug ins’ or embedded media; for example, we might embed YouTube videos on some pages or use plugins to gather information through polls of surveys.
The suppliers of these services may also set cookies on your device when you visit the pages where we have used this type of content.
These are known as ‘third-party’ cookies. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.