When you use our website we want to make it easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, this could be your computer or smart phone. These include very small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
- Enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
- recognising that you may already have given a Name and email address so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how many people are using the site, so they can be made easier to use
- analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website so we can make the experince better
Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and will have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but please note that parts of the site may not work.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the 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 www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.