The cookies we and our business partners use on this website are broadly grouped into the following categories:
Analytics - We use analytics cookies to helps us understand how users engage with our website. An example is counting the number of different people coming to our website or using a particular feature, rather than the total number of times the site or feature is used. Without this cookie, if you visited the website once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies.
• Persistent cookies – these are cookies that are stored until an expiry date set by the website or in your browser.
Some of the cookies on our websites have been set by third parties. These cookies include those where:
• we show third-party content, such as YouTube videos
• a third party is providing a service, such as analysing the pages that visitors to our sites view or
Third parties are responsible for any cookies they set. They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example analytics. For more information on these cookies and how to disable them, please see:
You can turn off cookies in your browser settings. If you do turn them off, it is important to remember that you may not be able to use the services on our websites. You can find out more about turning off cookies at the independent website allaboutcookies.org
Please note that we can't always control third party cookies stored on your machine from our website and where this is the case you will need to visit the relevant third party's website directly to manage cookies stored on your machine by them.
If you want to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium's website.
We may update this policy from time to time so you may want to check it each time you visit our website.
31 May 2012