What cookies are and how we use them.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website.

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How we use cookies

We use different cookies for different things:

  • to recognise your computer when you visit our website
  • to track you as you navigate our website
  • to improve the website’s usability
  • to analyse the use of our website

For example, if you prefer to view our website in a larger font, we use a cookie to record your preference for the next time you visit. Or we may use a cookie to detect if you have previously filled in one of our surveys.

We ask for your consent to use cookies when you visit our site. 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. It helps us see how many people are using our site, and helps us improve the site by analysing the way people navigate through it.

Google will store this information but your IP address will be anonymised.  Google's privacy policy is available at

Can I stop cookies from being stored on my computer?

Yes, you can. How you do it depends on which browser you use. 

Find out how to disable cookies.