Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by most websites that you visit. They are widely used to improve your user experience by enabling that site to ‘remember’ you and make it work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site regarding how you use the site.

If a website doesn't use cookies, it may work a lot less efficiently, or not at all. For example, despite logging in a site may think you are a new visitor each time you move to a new page or area of the site.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Identify logged out, public visitors by name

  • To gather personal information about an individual (unless express permission is given, such as completing a job application form)

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.




Records acceptance of our cookie policy and switches off the notification

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These Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. 


Records whether JavaScript is enabled, allowing our content management system to use enhanced interaction techniques


'Helper' cookie for our content management system, allowing consistent navigation of tabbed pages and forms.


Records form choices (application forms, user login etc), remembering them as you navigate around the site.


We embed videos from our official YouTube channel, which may set personally-identifiable cookie information for the playback of videos. These cookies may vary according to whether you are logged in to your Google or YouTube account. 

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about these settings, visit:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

at any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.