Cookie Policy

About Cookies

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 website.

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.

By continuing to use our website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee full functionality of our website or that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.

 

Your Cookie Selection

On landing on the website for the first time, a pop up will ask you to agree to our use of non-essential cookies. The pop up minimises to an icon within your browser and allows you to re-accept or reject non-essential cookies during future visits. The icon will therefore allow you to amend your cookie settings during any visit to the website.

 

Blocking Cookies using Browser

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 use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

 

Cookies used on this website

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website, for example to grant access to the website’s content management system and for the selection of the cookie policy /options. 
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These analyse the use of the website. For example they allow us to recognise your computer when you visit the website, to count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website during its use. This helps us to improve the way the website works and its usability. These are non-essential cookies and you can turn them off in your cookie selection.

 

Third Party Cookies

We use the following third party cookies:-

  1. Google Analytics: (non-essential analytical cookies)

Purpose: Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers. The IP address will be truncated before transmission. On our behalf Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

For further information: 

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

You may prevent the collection, storage and processing of the information generated by the Google Analytics cookie, if you download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en#information.

  1. Vimeo: (essential and analytics cookies)

Purpose: This Vimeo’s embeddable video player uses first-party cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience. Analytics data, for example on the number and frequency of views, will also be collected. This cookie cannot be switched off via the pop-up selection and it is used whenever you play any video on the website. 

 

Further information

More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org  and 

https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/

 

Changes to this Policy

We may need to make changes to this Cookie Policy from time to time.

 

Last updated: April 2021