Cookies Policy

Information about Our Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Analytical/performance cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how they move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works. These cookies do not collect information about your identity. The information these cookies collect is anonymous.

  • Cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website. These include, for example, cookies that enable users to log into secure areas of the website and signal to us whether the user is logged-in or not.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
_ga Google Analytics These cookies allow us to count user visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the site performance using Google Analytic services. Google Privacy Policy
_gat Google Analytics These cookies allow us to count user visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the site performance using Google Analytic services. Google Privacy Policy
sessionid User Session ID This cookie is used to maintain a user's authorisation state between pages and sessions. NA
csrftoken CSRF Token This cookie is used as part of a system to prevent submissions to our forms by origins outside of our website. NA
dcs_ck Cookie Message Check We use this cookie to track when a user has accepted our cookie notification. NA
BNES_sessionid Security This cookie is used by our application security. NA
BNES_cstftoken Security This cookie is used by our application security. NA

Please note that third parties (for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.