What are cookies?
Types of cookies used on our website
'Strictly necessary' cookies
Some cookies on our website are essential for us to be able to provide you with a service you have requested. If you prevent these cookies, via your browser for example, we can't predict how our website will perform during your visit. Some services may stop working.
|Strictly necessary cookies
||What does this do?
||This is a session cookie used by our search engine. It will expire when the browser is closed.
These session cookies allow users to fill out our online forms.
They maintain the state of the page and store values entered as you progress between screens.
They will expire when the browser is closed.
Third party cookies
Some of the cookies used on our website are stored on your machine by third parties. We have no control over these cookies or how the third parties use them.
They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example maps and analytics.
|Third party cookies
||What does this do?
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. No personal details are recorded. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visited.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
||This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. No personal details are recorded. The cookie collects information such as the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visited.
AddThis provide anonymised data about how many users are sharing content on our website.
AddThis store cookies which allow the social sharing functionality on social networks such as Facebook.
AddThis tools may also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising.
||We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
To find out more, please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page
||We place Google maps around the site to help people find a venue or service.
||We use Flash for things like photo galleries.
They can be used to store website settings and information, to track website behaviour, and to target advertisements.
|Users can manage Flash cookies through the Adobe Flash Player settings manager
||We have a number of Flickr galleries embedded across our website.
Disable all cookies
If you disable all cookies on our website, some services will not work properly, for example online forms and payments.
We may update this policy from time to time. We last reviewed this policy on 21 July 2016.