Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy and Management

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer within your web browser. We use these cookies for a variety of reasons including monitoring website activity, improving our website for visitors and monitoring the success of our advertising campaigns.
Please note, however, that Cookies cannot retrieve any personal data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.
You can decide to disable your cookies but please be aware that certain cookies are absolutely necessary to let you do everything you want to on our websites. Disabling some other cookies will however have little impact on your experience but there may be some limitations – for example, you won’t be able to share content. It may also affect your experience on other websites. Below are details of some of the types of cookies we use:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Some cookies are strictly necessary for the site to work correctly and enable certain features. These cookies cannot be disabled but they do not contain any personal or intrusive information.

Performance/Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies also let us monitor how visitors move around the website and how they found it, but they don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. This is used to see total figures of visits and content views. These cookies are anonymous and do not contain any personally identifiable information and are only used to improve how a website works.
One of the analytics tools that our website uses is Google Analytics, to learn more about Google Analytics, you can visit
You can opt out of these if you want:

Marketing cookies

These are used by our advertising partners (e.g. Facebook) to collect information about how you use our website and show you associated adverts on other sites. The information that’s been used to build that profile may also be used to find other people with similar interests to yours so that our adverts can be shown to them too.

First and Third Party Service Cookies

Whether a Cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the Cookie.
First Party Cookies, in basic terms, are Cookies set by the website you have visited – the website displayed in the URL window.
Third Party Cookies are Cookies that are set by a domain other than the one you are visiting. If you visit a website and a separate company sets a Cookie through that website then this would be a Third party Cookie.
Social sharing and video services run by other companies are used on this website. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
You can find out more about these cookies from the following list:
Facebook’s data policy:
Twitter’s privacy policy:
YouTube video player cookie policy:’s standard terms).
LinkedIn’s privacy policy:

How you can control or delete the Cookies used on our websites?

Essential Information

Browsers are usually automatically set to accept Cookies. By navigating around our website we will automatically assume that you are happy with Cookies being set by us to improve your online experience.
If you would prefer not to allow Cookies, you can adjust the settings on your internet browser to alert you each time a Cookie is presented to your computer, or you can delete any Cookies that have been stored on your hard drive.
Please note that if you prevent us from placing Cookies on your computer during your visit (including Strictly Necessary Cookies), or you subsequently delete a Cookie that has been placed, this may affect the functionality of our website and it will not be possible for you to use our website effectively. This will apply to all websites, as well as our own, once cookies are disabled via your browser settings.
Instructions on how to adjust your internet settings for Cookies for the four most used web browsers are here.

Guide to Disabling Cookies using Web Browsers


  1. Go to the Safari menu
  2. Click on the “Preferences”
  3. Click the “Security”
  4. Under “Accept Cookies”, set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.

Firefox 3.0+

  1. Click on “Tools” in the menu bar
  2. Click on “Options”
  3. Click on “Privacy” tab in the top section
  4. From the drop down menu, select “Use custom setting for history”
  5. Un-tick the box that says “Accept Cookies from sites”
  6. Click “OK” and close the screen

Internet Explorer 7.0+

  1. Click on “Tools” in the menu bar
  2. Click on “Internet Options”
  3. Click on “privacy” tab in the top section
  4. Click on the “Advanced” button
  5. Select “Accept”, “Block”, or “Prompt” for either “First party Cookies” and “Third party Cookies”
  6. Click “OK” and close the screen

Google Chrome 8.0+

  1. Click on the “Setings” menu
  2. At the bottom, click “Advanced”
  3. Under “Privacy and Security”, click “Content Settings”
  4. Click “Cookies”
  5. Un-tick the option “Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)”

For other web browsers, please use the “Help function” on your browser for details on how to do this.
For information on how to restrict or block Cookies on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Alternatively, please visit which will give you useful information on how to restrict cookies and delete cookies.


If we decide to change our Cookie Policy, we will post those changes on this site so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.