Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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.

The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them detailed below:

Cookie Name Description
Google Analytics __utma
These cookies enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Session Session Cookie Session cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.
Kerman Cookie Consent Disclaimer cookieconsent Recognise you as you navigate through our site so that our Cookie disclaimer doesn’t appear every page
Publications publications A cookie is used to remember your details when requesting documents from our Publications section, thereby avoiding the need to repeatedly ask you for your details each time you request a publication.

You 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 site.

All cookies will expire after a year except for the Google Analytics cookies which will expire after two years.

All visitors to the site are anonymous and we make no effort to try to identify them in person. These cookies are not passed on to third parties or interrogated in any way.

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