Cookie Policy

Our websites use cookies. A cookie is a small text file, which is stored on your computer in order to recognise your computer from your previous visits or to allow for some elements of our website to function properly as you navigate around our site.

We use a cookie control system that allows you on your first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on your computer or device. You can accept or refuse to install the cookies.

Cookies we use

The session cookie remembers the information you have been searching for on our website. It is deleted as soon as you close your browser. You can use TOR (https://www.torproject.org/) if you wish to keep your connection information anonymous.

Cookie banner: This cookie is used to control the appearance of the cookies information banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings. The cookie banner ICOCookies cookie will remain as it is required to remember your choice.

Analytics: We also use the service PIWIK to monitor and analyse traffic on our website. PIWIK will collect usage statistics such as the number of page visits, documents downloaded etc. and provides us with aggregate numbers. Any IP addresses collected have the last octet removed and we will therefore never know your exact IP. Further information on PIWIK can be found here.

Dailymotion: We use the video sharing platform Dailymotion which installs a cookie to collect certain types of information. To find out more about the privacy policy of Dailymotion please click here

Social media plugins install cookies on your website. We do not use third party social media plugins and therefore no cookies are installed. However, our website offers the possibility to share content with the most common social media platforms. Only when you decide to share a piece of content with a platform will our website send any information to that platform. Be advised that when you use such social sharing media you are bound by the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies of each social media platform.

Change cookie settings

If you do not want cookies to be placed on your computer, we recommend the website www.aboutcookies.org  which is run by the law firm Pinsent Masons. It gives you detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies depending on your browser type. You can then adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection.