So, what are cookies and why do we use them?

Cookies are files that are recorded in temporary Internet folders on your PC. They’re a useful tool as, by recording
the way you use our site, they enable us to get to know you better. For example, we’re able to recognise you when
you return to the site, identify your preferences so as to provide you with a more personalised service and speed
up searches that you conduct when visiting.

You don’t have to accept them. Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies by activating the relevant setting
(please check the help menu of your browser for more details) however, selecting this setting may mean that you
are unable to access certain parts of our site.

Please note that unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue
cookies when you log on to our site.

Further Detail on Cookies
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 do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently
remembering your preferences, and generally improve your web site experience..

The cookies we use are as follows:

Category 1 – Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as
accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like register for job
alerts, cannot be provided.

Please be aware our site uses this type of cookie.

Category 2 – Performance cookies
These cookies 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 and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do have links to other web sites and once you access another site through a link that we have provided it is the
responsibility of that site to provide information as to how they use cookies on the respective site.

Printed documents are strictly uncontrolled.

You can find more information about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Google also have a brief video which explains the use of cookies.