Like the vast majority of other websites, we use 'cookies' in order to provide you with the best possible experience when you visit it. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a web page. They can have many purposes, and among other things may be used to store your preferences, keep you logged into a website, or to collect visitor statistics - e.g. finding out how many users viewed the site and the pages they accessed.
Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting, or by third parties who provide content that is embedded upon the site - such as YouTube videos. Some cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser, others remain for longer periods - e.g. to retain any website preferences you have set on previous occasions.
If you would like to block the cookies that are used by our website, or other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
We use an analytics tool called Piwik to gather usage information about our website, this allows us to focus improvements to the website on areas which will have the greatest benefit to our users. Piwik sets two cookies and all data is stored by us rather than a third party and additionally Piwik will respect the 'Do Not Track' header, please go here to check whether you have enabled it and for instructions to enable it.