The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) gives this definition of cookies:
“A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, e.g. remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.”
Our site operates under implied consent for cookies, which means we assume by using this site you are happy with our usage of cookies as outlined below. If you do not want to accept the use of these cookies, you can edit your browser settings.
More general information about Cookies is available on the About Cookies website, including guidance on how to manage cookies.
Our cookies gather limited information about you during a session, including:
This information is used to help us improve your experience of the website, improving the content, design and performance.
The log files or any information they contain about your use of the site will not be made available to any third parties other than as anonymous usage statistics.
We use different types of cookies on our site:
Session cookies have a short lifetime and will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
We use session cookies to:
We use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit to help save you time.
These cookies record what you have added to your basket (for example, when booking courses or ordering products) and to enable basic web traffic analysis using Google Analytics.
Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. This analysis helps us see which areas of the site are popular and those that are rarely visited. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.
You can opt out of the use of Google Analytics advertising features if you wish.
Google provides more information about cookie usage.