Cookies and how you use this website
To make this website easier to user, we sometimes place small text files on your device (for example you iPad or laptop) called cookies.Â Most big websites do this too.
They improve things by:
- Remembering the things youâ€™ve chosen while on our website, so you donâ€™t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- Remembering data youâ€™ve given (for example, your address) so you donâ€™t need to keep entering it
- Measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
How you use this website (something called Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site.Â We do this to make sure itâ€™s meeting peoplesâ€™ needs and to understand how we can make the website work better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages on this site you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on while you are here.
We do not collect or store any other personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this data cannot be used to identify who you are.
We also collect data on the number of times a word is searched for and the number of failed searches.Â We use this information to improve access to the site and identify gaps in the content and see if there is something we should add to the site.
Unless the law allows us, we do not:
- share any of the data we collect about you with others; or
- use this data to identify individuals
Other peopleâ€™s cookies
We use videos from YouTube and feeds from other websites such as Facebook.Â These websites place cookies on your device when watching or viewing these pages.
Below are links to their cookie policies:
Google and YouTube cookies policy
Turning off cookies
You can stop cookies being downloaded to your computer or other device by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser.Â If you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
There is more information on how to deleted or stop using cookies on AboutCookies.org.Â You can also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics
Further guidance on the use of personal information can be found at ico.org.uk