Cookies policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that websites save to your computer. They are used to enhance usability and enable certain functions on the websites, for example; analysing which pages are being viewed to ensure information that is presented to the user is easy to understand, useful, relevant and reliable.

The cookies we use on this site don't contain any of your personal information and can’t be used to find out who you are.

By using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies. We use strictly necessary and functional cookies to enable you to move around the site and to provide basic features.

Tracking and performance cookies are used to provide a better overall user experience.

Google analytics

We use Google Analytics to better understand how our customers navigate to and through our websites, how long customers spend visiting our content items and how often they return to visit our websites. Google Analytics also helps us track the effectiveness of the money we spend on our digital marketing campaigns.

Information supplied by these cookies helps us understand how our visitors behave on this website, track unique visitors or time spent on the site, and on different web pages so that we can improve how we present content to you.

Cookies used on this website

Name of cookie Owner Purpose for the cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId. ASP.NET ASP.NET This session ID cookie is created to identify a specific user currently using the website when there are multiple people using the website at the same time. This is used for functionality and security purposes while users use contact forms.
Google Analytics _ga, _gat, _gid  This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we  can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (eg how long they stayed on the site, the  average number of pages viewed) and also tells us how many visitors we have had.] 
Business Catalyst ANONID_FS, ANONID, VISID This website is built using the Adobe Business Catalyst platform, which includes web analytics functionality. These cookies are used to  visitorDeviceClass collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it and identify the devices used to access the  website e.g. desktop, mobile, tablet to customise the user interface for the device used to access the website.

How to manage and reset your cookies

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your device’s manual. Or you can visit one of the non-government sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies. You can also visit the AboutCookies website, for more information about cookies and how to manage them.

This policy was updated May 2018.