A cookie is a small piece of data that websites store on your computer. We use cookies which are designed to improve your experience of our website and to help us evaluate the performance of our site in order to provide you with a better user experience.

Session Cookies

We use two session cookies on our website. One is automatically added to your computer when you access our website and is used to store anonymous information about your activities during your visit. For example, when you filter by department on the Who’s Who page of this site, the cookie remembers your choice so it can be restored automatically if you leave the page and return to it later during your session. This cookie stays on your computer for the duration of your visit and is automatically erased when you close your browser.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies remember who you are and remain on your computer between sessions allowing us to recognise you when you return to the site. We use Google Analytics to evaluate the performance of our site and to compile reports which help us to make improvements to the site, e.g. most popular pages visited. Google Analytics works by placing a number of persistent cookies on your computer which enable it to gather anonymous browser data about your visits to our website. For further information on these cookies please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

If you would like to change your settings to stop cookies from our website, please click here. If you do not change your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive the cookies on our website as described above. You may change your settings at any time however this may affect your ability to use certain functions on our website.