What is a cookie?
A cookie is a tiny information file that is downloaded onto your computer, tablet or smartphone when you access a website.
What are cookies for?
Speed up and simplify the interaction between users and the website
Remember user preferences during and between visits
Provide essential functionality (e.g. a shopping bag if the website is an online shop)
Give the website owner useful user statistics to help them better understand their audience
Perform numerous other functions such as enhanced security
By accepting the cookie alert banner or using our website you consent to the use of the following cookies:
Google Analytics is an analytics tool that helps website owners better understand how visitors engage with their websites.
We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how our website is used, such as how visitors navigate the site, and which pages are the most popular.
The data gathered is anonymous and cannot be used to identify individual users.
Our site, like many, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
When you like, share, or click through to a social media profile cookies may be set by LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
Only the information that you provide, or the choices you make while visiting a website, can be stored in a cookie.
Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give it, or any other website, access to the rest of your computer.
Most web browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox etc. enable you to allow, delete, block and otherwise control cookies.