Cookie Policy

Use of cookies

When you visit our website, or download information from it, the following information is recorded:

  • your internet address
  • your domain name if applicable
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the pages you accessed
  • documents you downloaded
  • the previous website you have visited
  • the type of browser you are using.

This information is used only for statistical and website development purposes.

We make limited use of cookies on our website. We use cookies only to improve the functionality of our website, not to store any of your personal information.

A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by our web server. The browser stores the message in a text file, and the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving you the choice whether to accept it or not. If you do disable cookies in your browser certain features of the website will become unavailable, including the ability to make online donations.

What are cookies?

Cookies contain small textual information that are placed on your computer or other device for a variety of purposes; these range from enabling users to access particular parts of a website and enhancing users’ experience to obtaining information on site usage by users. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.


The law generally requires that we provide you with information on the cookies we use and obtain your consent to place those cookies on your device. By using this website, and having read this information page, you are giving us your consent to cookies being placed on your device.

There are two types of cookies which are placed on your device when you first visit our site – the site operation cookie and Google Analytics cookies. Other cookies may need to be placed on your device when you choose to use certain parts of our website. Further details of cookies we use are provided below.

Should you wish to delete or control cookies, further information is provided below in the section on ‘How to control and delete cookies’. However, please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies will impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt out of third parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.