Cookies puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:
•measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
•remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on

  • Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
  • We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

    Google Analytics stores information about:
    - the pages you visit on
    - how long you spend on each page

    - how you got to the site 

    - what you click on while you’re visiting the site

    We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

    You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

  • Our introductory message
  • You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

  • YouTube videos
  • We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.