When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
We use Google Analytics to find out how people interact with our site. This helps us understand your requirements and allows us to improve our services.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you have visited, how you arrived there and how long you spend on the site. We do not collect or store any personal information used to identify who you are such as your name or address. Also, we do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
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For more information about Google Analytics cookies go to Google Analytics Privacy Overview
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 AboutCookies.org - How to control cookies 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.
If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information below.
FAQ - AboutCookies.org
The Google Analytics overview describes how they treat personal information when you use Google's products and services. Google Analytics Privacy Overview