Cookie Policy

About cookies

You may have heard of internet may know all about them. To confirm, cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit.

Cookies allow us to identify you (or, more accurately, your computer) when you visit our website. Knowing how often people are visiting each page of our website helps us work out how and where to improve our website.

By continuing to use our website, you consent to the use of cookies (including third-party cookies) as described in this policy.

This cookie policy is part of our Privacy Policy.

Types of cookie


Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Performance cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display content and ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable.

Persistent cookies and session cookies

Persistent cookies remain on a visitor’s device for a set amount of time. This means for example that we can identify when a site visitor is a repeat visitor or new to us.

Session cookies are created temporarily and last for as long as your browser window is open, being automatically deleted after you close your browser. These allow us to link the actions of a user during a visit to the website, to provide a consistent experience.

The cookies we use

Details about the cookies we use are set out below. Some of these are third party cookies - see the section on third party cookies below for more information.


This cookie stores an array of mouse events that can’t be guaranteed to be logged to our servers before the current page is unloaded. These events can then be processed and logged on the subsequent page. Duration: 10 minutes


This cookie tells our tracking code to log data about where a visitor is clicking on a site to send back to our servers and later used to generate a heatmap report of clicks on that page. Duration: 1 hour


This cookie is set on the first page view of a session. It is used to make our tracking code more efficient, so certain processes are only run on a visitor's initial page view. Duration: 10 minutes


Clicky sets the “_jsuid” cookie, which allows Clicky to create a traffic report. Duration: 20 years


The cookies listed below are used by Squarespace, a web publishing company, to track use of the website and allow some of the site’s features. You can find the Squarespace Privacy Policy at


Duration: Session


Duration: 2 years


Duration: 1 month


Duration: 2 years


Duration: 30 minutes


Duration: 30 minutes


Duration: 2 years

Third party cookies

First party cookies are the cookies that are set by this website; third party cookies are set by other websites.

This website uses cookies provided by other organisations to support functions such as statistical performance analysis and social sharing. These are third party cookies. You can read privacy policies from these third parties below:

  • This site is built using Squarespace, a web publishing company. You can find the Squarespace Privacy Policy at

  • We use Clicky for statistical performance analysis. This information is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Clicky’s privacy policy is at

Control your cookie settings

If you want, you can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser – we have set out below links to the 'Help' pages of some major browsers which explain how you can do this. Blocking the cookies we use may have an adverse impact upon the presentation of some or all of our website.

General guidance on how to manage your cookies can be found here:

Specific guidance on how to manage cookie options for common website browsers can be found here: