To comply with the law, we must explain a little bit about how we use cookies. We aren't talking about the tasty chocolate chip variety; we're talking about little text files. Cookies are not dangerous and cannot be used to circulate viruses.

Most websites that you visit use cookies. A cookie is a harmless little text file that is downloaded to your computer. Cookies enable a website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit or for repeat visits. 

We use cookies only where they are strictly necessary for the provision of this website service. We comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and do not need to ask for your consent.

What is in a cookie?

A cookie is a harmless little text file stored on your device. It contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name, and some digits and numbers. Any cookies that we use will not identify you personally; they consist of statistical information. This statistical data does not identify any personal information. 

About the cookies

This website uses the following cookies:


This session cookie prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.

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These cookies help us analyze how our website is being used and they enable us to track its performance. For example, we like to know if visitors are new to our site, or if they have visited us before. We also like to know which pages are the most popular so we can provide you with information that you find interesting.

Where we use third party services like YouTube or Vimeo to host videos, these services may use cookies to allow you to use their services.

Can I block cookies?

We don't recommend that you block cookies because they help you to get the most out of our website, but we take the law seriously and want to ensure that your privacy concerns are addressed. If you do want to stop cookies being stored on your device, you'll need to change the settings of your internet browser. These settings will affect all websites that use cookies. You can find browser-by-browser instructions at Please note that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.