What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. The cookies used on this website have been categorised as follows.
Strictly necessary cookies
Some of the cookies on this website are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
Some of the cookies on this website collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device
Third party cookies
This website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device.
The webcasting on the website is provided by a third party, Axisto. They will place cookies on your device to:
- record that you have registered or logged in to a webcast. This information is used to keep you logged in during a webcast and to automatically log you in when you return to the webcast; and
- record that you have viewed a webcast and record your activity during a webcast. Both of these cookies do not directly identify you and expire after one year. Axisto will also place strictly necessary and performance cookies to your device. By logging onto the webcasting page, you agree that cookies can be placed on your device for these purposes.
The website also contains a map provided by Bing. When you view the map, Bing will place a cookie onto your device. Further information about this cookie is available from www.bing.com/maps/.