The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps you to navigate the site efficiently and helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Should you wish to disable or block cookies, you can do so by activating the settings on your browser. Due to the core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of this website. Please also note that restricting cookies may affect your overall user experience. If you would like to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
- Any information automatically retrieved from visitors to our web site, such as site browsing patterns, will only be used in aggregate form (so that no individual users are identified) to manage our relationship with our website services provider and analyse site traffic.
- You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the list below:
This is a Google Analytics cookie that tracks the number of times you have visited our website, when your first visit was and when your last visit occurred. The information obtained expires after 2 years from set/update. For more information, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
This is another Google Analytic cookie that calculates how long you have spent on our website in each session by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when you enter the site. This information expires after 30 minutes from set/update. For more information, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
This is also a Google Analytic cookie that calculates how long you have spent on our website in each session by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when you leave the site. It will stay for 30 minutes for another page view to happen, and if this doesn’t happen, it will expire. This information will expire at the end of browser session. For more information, please visithttp://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
This is a Google Analytics cookie that keeps track of where you came from – what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keywords you used and where in the world you accessed our site. The information obtained expires after 6 months from set/updateFor more information, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
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The Twitter plugin on our website allows you to quickly follow our official Twitter account. These cookies are installed by Twitter and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Twitter when you visit our website, and if you are already following us. For more information, please visit http://twitter.com/privacy.
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The Facebook plugin on our website allows you to quickly ‘Like’ our official Facebook page. These cookies are installed by Facebook, and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Facebook when you visit our website, and if you already ‘Like’ our Facebook page. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/about/privacy.
- We only use Google Analytics cookies if you expressly accept the use of such cookies on your first visit to our website and until you decline the use of such cookies.
- At times you may choose to restrict the use of some or all cookies. This can be done by configuring your browser settings. Please find your browser in the list below and follow the instructions:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
Choose ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window, and then ‘Internet Options’. Click on the Privacy tab. Adjust the privacy slider to the required settings. Set the slider above ‘medium’ to disable cookies.
- Mozilla Firefox
Click on ‘Tools’ in your toolbar, then select ‘Options’. Select the icon saying ‘Privacy’. In the Cookies section, deselect the “Accept cookies from sites” option. (Mac: Click on Firefox, then Preferences. Select Privacy and select the “Tell websites I do not want to be tracked” option).
- Google Chrome
Click on the ‘Tools’ option in your toolbar. Select Options, and click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab. In the ‘Privacy’ section, select ‘Content Settings’. Select “Block sites from setting any data”. (Mac: Click on ‘Chrome’ in the top-left corner of your screen. Click on ‘Preferences’ and scroll down. Click on “show advanced settings” to find the Privacy section. Click on ‘Content settings’, and adjust your desired settings here).
Click the Cog icon at the top of your window. Click on ‘Preferences’, and go to ‘Security’. Select ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’. (Mac: Click on ‘Safari’, then ‘Preferences’. Go to the ‘Privacy’ tab, and in the Block cookies section select “From third parties and advertisers”).
Click on ‘Menu’ and choose ‘Settings’. Go to ‘Preferences’ and select the ‘Advanced’ tab. Choose your cookies settings from this section. (Mac: Go to Opera, then Preferences. Click on the Advanced tab and find Cookies on the left. Adjust your cookies settings from here).
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- For other browsers not mentioned above and for future versions please refer to your help files and documentation.