Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily, thereby improving your experience.
  • Preferences and Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to improve your experience on the website by storing choices you make about how it should function, personalise our content for you and greet you by name.
  • Statistics. These allow us to collect anonymous usage data in order to improve the experience on our website.
  • Marketing. These allow us to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, and to identify you so that we can offer personalised, targeted marketing.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:


Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:

This cookie enables us to:

(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

(b) Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted to your individual interests.

(c) Speed up your searches.

(d) Recognise you when you return to our site.

(e) Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, by allowing you to store items in an electronic shopping basket between visits. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after one year.