In order to improve our service to you and make our website simpler to get around, we place a small amount of information on your computer. This information is known as ‘cookies’ and is used by most major websites.
Cookies are used to:
• Remember settings, meaning when you reload a page the computer will remember the settings for you so you don’t have to.
• Recognise you are logged in with a username and password so you do not have to keep entering your details.
• Remember your language preference
• Improve our service, by anonymously monitoring what pages users view, and where they exit the website. This enables us to write more content that users find useful, and to identify any bugs so that we can resolve them.
You can manage your cookies or even delete these files if you want to. Please be aware cookies are not used to identify you personally. For more information about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org
Cookies are used on our site in the following ways:
1st Party cookies
ASP.NET_SessionId - If agreed, this is required by our website to allow them to function, and this will be reset should you choose to remove it at any time.
3rd party cookies
Google Analytics - _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We allow you to share pages of our website via social networking sites, to improve user experience, such as Facebook. We may also display content from other websites, such as Google maps or YouTube, on our web pages. Please be aware that these websites may send you cookies. We do not control these cookies and advise you to check the relevant third-party privacy policies to find out more about the cookies they use and how to manage them.
• Google: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
• YouTube: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php