- make our website easier to use
- monitor usage so we can spot trends and make improvements
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, so the web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by showing us which pages you find useful and which pages you don’t.
Details of our cookies
The cookies we use on our site fall into four categories:
|Essential cookies||These first party cookies allow you to use a feature on our website, products or services e.g. for members of staff or third parties to update information on our website.|
|Analytics cookies||These cookies track information about how people use our website, which pages they visit and if there are any errors. We use this to make improvements and develop our website for the future. The information collected is pseudonymous and we cannot identify you directly.|
|Ad targeting cookies||These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operators’ permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers e.g. Facebook and Vimeo.|
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 www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.