Cookies are small files of data that are sent from a website you visit to your browser and are stored on the device you are using to access the internet.
Cookies perform a variety of functions that allow our websites to work, help us improve their performance and provide the best user experience.
You can find information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Cookie name||Type||Third Party?||Duration||Purpose|
|CookiePolicy||Essential||No||2038/01/19||Have seen cookie summary, and what preferences have been selected|
|_pk_id.*||Tracking||No||13 months||Matomo¶ analytics‡ – user tracking|
|_pk_ses.*||Tracking||No||30 minutes||Matomo¶ analytics‡ – session tracking|
|fs_cookie_*||Essential||No||3 days||Used to remember form data that has been entered by the user|
We use Matomo (matomo.org) to help us understand how visitors navigate our websites. It uses analytics cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors. The information is processed and stored onsite in our data centre.
To support our research and public engagement, we may embed photos and/or video content from third party websites.
When you visit a page with photos or video content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these third party websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.
To manage your cookies settings, please click here.
For general information about cookies, and how to control and disable them in your web browser, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Our websites honour browsers that have the “do not track” (DNT) feature set. Further information can be found at http://donottrack.us/.