Copyright and privacy
This page explains how we use any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect about you. We will only use your information for the purpose we have described and we will not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
Comments and questions
If you send us a query, asking for information, we may need to contact other organisations to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our ICT Department. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.
To comply with GDPR data protection legislation we are required to tell you about the cookies used on this website.
Cookies are small files placed on your computer by websites you visit. You can read all about common things cookies are used for on the
Your Online Choices website and the
About Cookies website.
Your cookie choice
It is your choice whether or not you want websites to put cookies on your computer. You can manage your choices in your web browser on any device, and AboutCookies offers
a guide to managing your cookies on all modern browsers.
It's important to remember that if you choose to disable all cookies all the time, some websites or website functions (particularly ones that require logins or passwords) may not work.
If you decide at any time you don't want cookies anymore, you can clear the cache in your web browser to delete any cookies that are there. You can then disable cookies and no more will be stored unless you decide to enable them again.
We are currently working on a solution which will allow you to manage your cookie consent for this site more easily
Our cookies do not provide us with any private or personally identifiable information about you. All data that is gathered is anonymous.
The cookies we use and what they do
|cookieconsent_status||This is used to store whether the site will display the consent message.|
|This is used by the Content Management System to support site navigation.|
|WSS_FullScreenMode||This is used to store whether the site will display the consent message.|
|_InfoPath_Sentinel||This is used by the Content management System to allow users to complete an online form|
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. This information can be used to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
|Twitter||cookies are used when there are twitter buttons or widgets on a site they may gather info for analytics and research purposes|
|You tube||cookies for when users watch videos they may gather info for analytics and research purposes|
|Getclicky||web statistics cookie tracking website usage|
|vimeo.com||cookies for when users watch videos, they may gather info for analytics and research purposes|
Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it.
Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.
What happens when I link to another site?
We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site.
Page updated 17.05.18