Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or smart device when you access a website. It allows that website to recognise your visit and to store information on your preferences or past actions to improve your experience of using the website. Typically, cookies don’t store personally identifiable information, such as name or email address.

This document details how we use cookies on our websites and your options regarding their use.

Different types of cookie

There are different types of cookie that can be stored on your computer or smart device by a website. For our website, these are:

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies and they help us to manage your consent choices, for example. They can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Embedded Content Cookies

Our website uses third party services to embed useful content within some of the pages of our website, for example Google Maps or YouTube videos. When this content is displayed, it effectively acts as a window to the third-party service and that service may set its own cookies to provide the functionality required. These are necessary cookies and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. They don’t store personal information about individual visitors but allow us to monitor trends and understand how visitors use our website so that we can continue to improve the experience.

Marketing Cookies

We use marketing cookies to help us improve the relevancy of advertising campaigns you may receive from us through other channels, for example social media. However, we don’t use third party advertising services to advertize to visitors as they view our web pages.

Social Sharing Cookies

We use some social sharing services that allow you to share certain pages of our website on social media. These plugins use cookies so that you can correctly view how many times a page has been shared and whether or not you have shared it in the past.

Our use of cookies

We use cookies for the following specific purposes:

  • For storing user website preferences, including language choices, regional website selection and your cookie consent choices.
  • For account creation and logging in
  • For Ecommerce related functionality
  • For Google Analytics to track site traffic, social media links and website usage.
  • For collecting anonymised audience information connected to creating relevant social media campaigns on platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram and for re-marketing.
  • For supporting the creation of relevant Google Search Ads through the Google Ads platform.
  • For enabling social media sharing buttons, including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
  • For embedded Google Maps to remember location, account login, settings and preferences.
  • For embedded YouTube videos to measure the usage of our videos on YouTube.
  • For tracking shortened links to monitor the success of clicks via services such as

You can see more detailed cookie information and manage your cookie preferences for our websites via the cookie settings located at the bottom of our website pages. 

Further Information

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at [email protected]

Please see our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use data and your rights as well as contact information for our Data Protection Officer.