Our website utilises Cookies to enhance your browsing experience and improve the overall functionality of our site. Cookies are small text files that help us distinguish you from other users, allowing us to provide a tailored and valuable experience.
What categories of Cookies do we use?
Our website employs various categories of Cookies to enhance functionality, improve search experiences, and gain analytical insights. These include essential Cookies, functionality Cookies (both first-party and third-party), analytical Cookies facilitated by Google Analytics, and targeting Cookies.
Essential Cookies, or Necessary Cookies, are vital for the proper functioning of the website, enabling core features such as page navigation. Disabling essential Cookies may impact certain parts of the website.
Operated by Google Analytics, analytical Cookies help us understand user behaviour by tracking various data points, including time of visit, page interactions, and device details. These insights enable us to enhance the user experience. The following data is captured by Google Analytics:
- time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the website
- interactions with site-specific widgets
- referring site details (such as the URL a user came through to arrive at the website)
- type of web browser
- type of operating system (OS)
- network location and IP (Internet Protocol) address
- document downloads
- clicks on links leading to external websites
- errors when users fill out forms
- clicks on videos
- ‘scroll depth’ (how far you scroll up or down on a page).
These Cookies record your website visit, page views, and link clicks, allowing us to tailor our website content and advertising to your interests. These include Performance and Advertising Cookies.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can find out more about website tracking and how to enable “Do Not Track” (DNT) at https://allaboutdnt.com/
You can block Cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some Cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including essential Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Cookies and Third-Party Cookies Disclosure
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites, enhancing efficiency and providing statistical information. Our site may also utilise third-party Cookies for analytics and tracking, including services from Microsoft, Google, and cohere. Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our site, and your use and experience of our site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them
To ensure seamless access to our site, it is recommended to keep your internet browser up-to-date and review privacy settings.
Your preferences matter to us. If you wish to modify your choices regarding Cloudflare’s Cookies used on our website, you can utilise Cloudflare’s Cookie Preferences or “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” links found in the footer of Cloudflare’s homepage. Alternatively, your web browser settings enable you to manage or delete Cookies as you see fit.
Managing Your Cookie Preferences
To manage your Cookie preferences, click on the Cookie panel, and select “Customise”. Click on the radial button against each Cookie type to toggle them on/off. Save your preferences to apply your settings. Alternatively, you can Accept All, or Reject All.
The Cookie Panel widget is on every webpage in the bottom left-hand corner.
Your Consent and Control
Except for essential Cookies, your consent is required for Cookie placement and the use of personal information provided by Cookies. Consent can be given through our Cookie banner or preferences control panel, with the option to modify settings at any time.
Disabling certain Cookies may impact website features, and you can control Cookies through browser settings. Information on managing Cookies in various browsers is available through provided links.
- Internet Explorer – more information
- Chrome – more information
- Firefox – more information
- Safari – more information
- Opera – more information
- iPhone, iPad, and other equipment from Apple – more information
- All phones and other equipment on Android – more information
- You may specifically opt-out of data being collected and used by – Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt out Browser Addon
For specific opt-out options, such as Google Analytics, use the provided links or consult the respective third-party websites.
Please note that we are not responsible for the content of third-party sites linked on our website.
For more information on Cookies, including how to disable them, refer to aboutCookies.org and the ICC UK Cookie Guide, which also provide details on deleting Cookies from your computer.
Changes to this cookies policy