The use of cookies on

This page tells you what you can expect when collects personal information.

When you visit we collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work and improve the usability of those sites.

The cookies used on are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:

  • Functionality 
  • Performance
  • Targeting

These cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

We use performance cookies to:

  • Provide vital statistics on how our website is used
  • Help us improve our site by evaluating site performance
  • Test different designs and functional areas
  • Evaluate how effective our advertising is (n.b. we don’t use this information to target adverts when you visit other sites)

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website. If you decide to disable them it may mean we cannot offer you certain services and impact how the site performs.

Targeting or advertising cookies

Whilst we do not actively participate in the use of these cookies certain 'Functional' 3rd party cookies such as the ones  from Google and Twitter may also be used by the 3rd party to target advertising.

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website. If you disable these cookies we cannot guarantee how the site will perform for you.

List of performance cookies

Cookie Name  
Google Analytics _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz
Webtrends Webtrends_ID

For more information regarding 3rd Party cookies from Google and Twitter please refer to and