Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Our websites use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer (or internet-enabled device) by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work and to improve their efficiency, as well as to provide website usage information to the website owner.

Why do we use cookies?

Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites in order to help us to improve your experience when you browse our websites. For example, they allow you to navigate between pages efficiently.

What cookies do we use?

Our websites use three kinds of cookie (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK's ("ICC") Cookie guide):

  • Strictly necessary cookies;
  • Performance cookies; and
  • Targeting cookies.

For more information on these categories, please see the ICC's Cookie guide available here

Third party websites

Our websites link through to third party websites (including, for example for the delivery of podcasts) which may also use cookies over which we have no control. We recommend that you check the relevant third party's privacy policies for information about any cookies which may be used.

Consent and control

If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. The "Help" function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains information on how to block cookies from a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

Please note that by deleting or blocking cookies, our websites may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.


We may need to update this cookie policy in the future and so encourage you to review this cookie policy.

Further information

You can find more information about cookies at: and for a video about cookies visit

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us.