This enables the website to carry out the functions set out in the ‘What cookies are used on our website?’ section below.
A cookie is a small file which is downloaded on to the devices you use to access our website, such as your computer, tablet or smartphone. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. Cookies are sent back to the website each time you re-visit it, enabling the website to retrieve and read the information held to “remember” you and /or your devices. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Information stored in cookies may be encrypted. More information on cookies and their use can be found at aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.
When we collect information automatically, we and our service providers use Internet server logs, cookies and other similar tracking technologies. We use these technologies in order to offer you a more tailored experience in the future, by understanding and remembering your particular browsing preferences. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather information through other methods.
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You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Videos on our website are hosted on the YouTube platform and use their video player application. We use YouTube because it allows us to share videos with our visitors.
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. To track your behaviour Google uses a unique identifier created when you first visit our website and stored as a cookie so that as you visit other pages on the website, or if you leave and then return to the website, we identify the activity as belonging to the same user. This unique identifier does not directly provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information (such as your name or email address).
The information Google collects with regard to video allows us to measure:
We use the
information collected by Google to understand user engagement with our videos
and to improve their content.
If you don’t wish to have your activity tracked whilst visiting the website you can disable cookies for the website in your browser.