Like almost all websites, we use “cookies” to facilitate the smooth working of this website. Cookies are small files which are sent to your browser when you visit our website, and allow us to distinguish you from other visitors. If you do not wish to accept these cookies you can delete them and/or block them in your browser – all the major browsers have options in their security settings to let you do this. However parts of our website may not then work as expected.
We only use “first-party” cookies, in other words cookies set by us for the direct operation of our website. We do not use “third-party” cookies which could allow your details to be passed to third-party marketing organisations.
Some of our pages may include plug-ins from social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and these sites may also set or retrieve cookies on your browser, if your browser is already signed-in to them. These social networking cookies are exchanged between your browser and the social networking sites you belong to, they are not accessible by us.
The names of the cookies we use are as follows:
Our website is hosted on an industry-standard Microsoft webserver, which issues a default cookie called asp.net_sessionid. This cookie is set as soon as you visit our site but expires automatically after you leave it.
You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them on this Wikipedia article.