Cookies on our website
Like many websites we use small files called cookies to customise your experience and understand how you use our website.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are stored by your browser, that contain certain information such as user preferences. By using them we can small changes to improve your user experience, as well as to understand how people use the website.
Some cookies are needed to ensure that the website functions properly, and turning these off could affect performance. These can only be turned off in your browser’s settings. We also use analytics and Twitter cookies, and what these do is explained below.
These cookies track your use of the site, such as whether you have visited the site before and what pages you visit while here. This helps as understand who is using the website and how they’re using it, allowing us to optimise the experience.
When you visit the site, Twitter cookies are downloaded. This is because if they widget on our home showing you our Twitter feed. The cookies relate to your language settings and Twitter preferences (if you have an account), allowing the widget to be adapted to you personally.
Turning cookies off
Cookies settings can be amended at any time by selecting the pop-up in the corner of the screen. However, this doesn’t let you turn off the cookies that are necessary for the site to run, or the Twitter cookies that are embedded in the third party widget. These can be turned off in your browser’s settings, but it may affect the functionality of the site.