Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website.

About cookies

Cookies are simple text files which stores data. When you visit our website we put small files, known as 'cookies', onto your computer, smart TV, tablet or smartphone.

    How we use cookies

    We use cookies to:

    • remember your preferences
    • improve site performance
    • see how people use our site so we can improve it

    Necessary cookies

    We need these cookies to make our website work properly. They are used to keep it safe, to help you make payments and to make the site as accessible as possible for everyone.

    These cookies will also:

    • remember the notifications you've seen so you're not shown them again
    • remember your progress through a form

    You can disable these cookies in your browser settings, but this may affect how our website works.

    Optional cookies

    We use Google Analytics cookies to help us to see how people use our site so we can improve it. We collect this information is collected in a way that does not directly identify anyone. You can read Google's policy on privacy and how they safeguard your data.

    Third party cookies

    We sometimes include content from other sites, such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter on our website.  These 'third party' websites may place their own cookies on your device when you watch or view their content. We have no control over cookies set by other websites, but they should have their own settings to allow you to manage their cookies.

    Below are links to third party cookie policies:

    Manage or delete cookies

    You can manage and delete cookies in your web browser settings. Find out how to change your cookie settings on the website. There is also information about managing cookies on the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) website.