Privacy Policy

Terms & conditions for browsing

We recognise the importance of your personal privacy. This privacy notice sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use our website. By using our website you consent to the collection of your personal information in accordance with this policy.

Processing personal data is regulated by the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Any information we ask you for via our website that could identify you will only be used in accordance with this privacy notice, any specific privacy notice we provide and the DPA. We may change this policy by updating this page following a regular review - the last time we did that was 31 December 2017.

Does the website use cookies?

When you visit our website, we collect information about you via cookies - small pieces of code that enables us to make sure the web page is displaying correctly. The information we gather through cookies includes things such as your physical location and your computer's IP address. We don't gather any personal identifying information using cookies.

None of the cookies we use give us access to your computer or your personal data, beyond the information you choose to share with us. The cookies we use help us to provide you with a better website, by monitoring which pages you find useful and which pages you don't.

Two types of cookies are used on this website:

The length of time a cookie will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie.

We use Google Analytics cookies to see which pages are being looked at. This helps us analyse web data and improve our website - we only use this information for statistical analysis.

Our website uses Google AdSense Advertising Features, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to provide remarketing and other advertising services and features. This website, and third party vendors (including Google) use the Google Analytics cookie and other first-party and third party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) -together to advertise online by seeing which pages are being looked at and to inform, optimise and show ads to you based on your past visits to our website. These ads may be shown to third party vendors, including Google, on sites across the internet.

The cookies are also used together to report on ad viewings, ad services and related visitor interactions within our website. In addition our website also uses data aggregated from Google’s Internet-based advertising or third party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) for general website reporting and improvement.

Disabling cookies

This website does not use cookies to collect personally-identifiable information about you. During your visits to our website you may notice some cookies which are unrelated to us. We do not control dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party websites for more information. You can disable cookies set by this or any other website by adjusting the settings on your internet browser. However, if you do so, some parts of our website might not work properly for you. To find out more, visit

Visitors to our website can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google AdSense ads by using Ad settings provided by Google, or by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

Google also provides website visitors Google Analytics opt-outs for the web, which provides a browser add-on for opting out of Google Analytics tracking altogether.

What do we do with the information we gather?

Any personal information we gather will only be used in accordance with the DPA, this notice and for the purpose stated at the time we gather it. We never sell or lease your personal information to third parties without your permission. We may use data to analyse demographic and other statistical information about the popularity and effectiveness of our website, but we'll only disclose that information in aggregate form, so individual users cannot be identified.

Is my information secure?

We are committed to keeping your information secure, and we have physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard the information we collect from you.

You should be aware of the following rules, however:

There are steps you can take to protect your personal information while using our website and applications:

What about links to other websites?

Our website contains links to other websites. We don't have any control over the websites we link to, so we can't be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide on those websites. The websites we link to aren't governed by this privacy statement and you should look at their privacy statements to make sure you are happy with how they will handle your data before you submit any personal information.