Cookies Notice

This notice sets out how we use cookies when you visit our website and what other data may be collected when you use the site.  For full details of how we obtain and use personal data, please visit our Privacy Notice.

 

COOKIES

Cookies are small files that websites save to your computer.  They are there to make the site work better for you, and help us to understand how people use the website.  These cookies are not used to identify you personally, they do not store personal information such as your name or postal address, but can remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser.

You can manage cookies by controlling which cookies are saved or by deleting them, if you wish.  For more information on cookies, visit the official ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

 

COOKIES WE USE

Compliance Cookie

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This cookie enables us to see whether you have given consent for us to use cookies and you will therefore only be asked to consent on your first visit to the site.  It is a permanent cookie.

 

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use the website, including the number of visitors, where they came from and the pages they visited.  We use this information to compile reports and help us to improve the use of the website.  Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.  Google Analytics’ terms require us to reproduce the wording set out below in this policy:

“This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.  The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (Including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and the purposes set out above.”

 

HOW TO DELETE COOKIES

To find out how to delete cookies, please refer to your web browser’s help section.  More information is also available on the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website, All About Cookies.

 

OTHER DATA THAT MAY BE COLLECTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE

When using our website, you may also be required to provide data to us when completing forms etc.  How this data is stored and used is set out in our Privacy Notice.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This site also contains links to third party websites.  Each of these websites should contain their own Privacy Notices which will set out how they use any data that they obtain via your use of their site.  We have no control over these sites and do not accept liability or responsibility for their policies and/or any risk that you assume when using their sites.

 

SECURITY

We hold an Information Security ISO27001 certification which helps us keep your information secure. We take care to ensure the security of our website and your personal information.  Only authorised personnel and contractors will have access to your information and we keep your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. 

 

CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE

This Notice will be reviewed regularly and where necessary, will be updated to ensure that the information contained in it is up to date and accurate.

The notice was last reviewed in October 2018.