Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best possible online experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for users
  • Make our marketing more effective

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information without your consent
  • Collect any sensitive information without your consent
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Inform sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are happy with this (this is known as “implied consent”).

You can delete or block cookies in your browser settings. You can learn how to manage cookies here:

More about our cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering if you are logged in to download resources

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like many websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site sometimes includes the following which use cookies:

  • Google Maps
  • WordPress and related plugins

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (eg. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what pages they visit and so on. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (eg. from a search engine) and whether they have been here previously.

On this site we use: Google Analytics

In Writing:
Data Protection Officer
nformation Management Service
Shire Hall
Westgate Street

Policy updates

Policy date 10th September 2018

Please accept this cookie policy as current.