What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are saved onto the website visitor’s computer, when they visit a website. These cookie files store settings which allow the website to remember the visitors preferences and settings, in order to give a better online experience. Visitors can elect no to allow cookies and this can be done by making changes in the web browser being used to view the website.

Are Cookies Used on the website?

During visits to, standard internet logging information is collected along with details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done to determine the number of visitors to the various parts of the website, without personally identifying anyone.

If personally identifiable information is required, such as for newsletters, visitors will be advised of our intention to collect such information along with an explanation of how it will be used. Visitors can control most of the cookie settings through their browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

A cookie called ‘eucookie’ will be placed on all EU residing visitors computers, with a value of either ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’. When the ‘eucookie’ is set to ‘ON’, cookies third parties will be placed on visitors computers. When the ‘eucookie’ is set to ‘OFF’, no cookies from third parties will be placed on visitors computers by

Cookies from third parties

Google DoubleClick is used to serve adverts across our websites and we have no direct control of the cookies set. For further information on Google’s Advertising cookies: Google Doubleclick. Google allows visitors to opt out of receiving cookies for their advertising programs, to find out more: Google preferences.

Some advertisers use other Ad Servers which may set cookies too. Visitors can control this by taking control of their cookie management, further information is available from: Some advertisers try to behaviourally target visitors using retargeting cookies across subsequent website visits, such as when adverts follow visitors across different websites. does not consent to this behaviour in the terms and conditions of any advertising contracts enters into, for more information: