What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer) on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
Some cookies are essential to the working of the website, e.g. to manage the performance of the website. Other cookies are used for analysis, they give us information about how people use our website so that we can improve its organisation and understand which bits of the site are useful and which are not.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling the website owner to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Most of the cookies we use on this website are essential to the running of the website. They manage things like the performance and security of the site, whether you are logged on or not, which language you are using.
We also use anonymous cookies that track how people use our website, so that we can work out how to improve the site layout and work out which content is most useful.
How do I turn cookies off?
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. You might find the following links useful:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari and iOS
We take your right to privacy extremely seriously. Should we ask you to supply information which could identify you, you can be assured that we will only use it in accordance with this privacy statement.
We do not sell, distribute or lease your personal information. We will not share your information with third parties unless given express permission by you or required to do so by law.
What we collect
We may collect the following information from you:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your phone number
- Your email
- Some details about your business or community group
How we use this information
- To answer a query
- To provide you with a service
- For internal record keeping
- To keep you up-to-date with developments on the website
Links to other websites
This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites, as such this privacy statement does not govern other sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.