Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file containing a small amount of data which is downloaded to your computer when you visit our website. The vast majority of websites use cookies and tracking technologies. Cookies are useful because they help us understand how to arrange the content and layout of our website and recognise those computers that have been to our website before. They play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our website and your experience using them. They also help us to identify which of our articles are the most popular and the types of journey visitors have to our website.

How to manage your cookies

When you access our website you will receive a message advising you that we have placed cookies on your computer. This is necessary in order to display the website page to you.

 

If you don’t want us to place cookies on your computer then there are a number of ways you can opt out – setting your browser either to reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are currently on.

 

The website www.aboutcookies.org which is run by the law firm Pinsent Masons, has detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies depending on your browser type. You can then adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection.

The cookies we use
Google and Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors navigate to and through our website, how long visitors spend on our content and how often they return to visit our website. Google Analytics also helps us track if users have discovered new articles on the site, and how they discovered it.

Google privacy policy

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.