Cookie Policy

Use of cookies

In common with many other websites, we use standard technology called 'cookies' on our website. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive and they are used to record how you navigate this website on each visit.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally.  In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested.

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies.These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping cart.
  • Analytical/performance cookies.They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies.These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies.These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

We monitor your use of this Site through the use of cookies and similar session tracking software:

  • to research, provide statistical analysis and behavioural analysis to help us better understand your requirements and interests and improve the content on this Site and make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable
  • to track your activity on our Site
  • to recognise you whenever you visit this Site and collect data as you navigate through and interact with the Site. This may include certain information about how you have reached this Site, the device you have used I.e. Desktop, Tablet or Mobile, browsing actions and patterns, including, internet protocol (IP) address you have used, the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Site (including date and time), browser type and version, time zone setting, location, plug-in, operating system and platform, pages and services viewed, searched for or purchased, page response times, download errors, length of visit to certain pages, page interaction (scrolling, clicks, mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call us.


There is a link in the footer of our home page which describes how we use cookies. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this policy.

Third party cookies

If you visit a web page that contains embedded content you may be sent cookies from these websites. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information, please go to the website for the relevant third party.

Below is a list of some of the external companies we use:

  • Sharethis
  • Firefox
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Vimeo
  • Adobe Flash Player

Description of cookies

The information below is designed to provide more detailed information about the cookies we use and why:


How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to:  or