(not the edible ones) & how you use this website
To make this website easier
to use, we sometimes place small text files on your device (for example your
iPad or laptop). These are known as ‘cookies’. Most big websites do this too.
They improve things
By using our website, you
agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
the things you’ve chosen, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever
you visit a new page
- remembering data you’ve given (for example, your
address) so you don’t need to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can
make sure it meets your needs.
website that collect information about what other websites you visit (often
referred to as privacy intrusive cookies).
Our cookies aren’t used to
identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for
you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these files as you wish.
To learn more about cookies
and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org or watch a video about cookies.
How you use this website (something called ‘Google Analytics’
We use Google Analytics to
collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure
it’s meeting peoples’ needs and to understand how we can make the website work
Google Analytics stores information
about what pages on this site you visit, how long you are on the site, how you
got here and what you click on while you are here. We do not collect or store any
other personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this data cannot be
used to identify who you are
Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmx randomly generated number 2 years
_utmxx randomly generated number 2 years
_utmz randomly generated number and data on how the site was reached
direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)
We also collect data on the
number of times a word is searched for on the site and the number of failed
searches. We use this information to improve access to the site and to identify
gaps in the content and see if it is something we should add to the site.
Unless the law allows
us to, we do not:
- share any
of the data we collect about you with others, or
- use this data to identify individuals.
Other people’s cookies
We use videos from YouTube
and feeds from other websites such as Facebook and Twitter. These websites
place cookies on your device when watching or viewing these pages.
Below are links to their
Turning off cookies
- Google and YouTube
You can stop cookies being
downloaded on to your computer or other device by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser. If you do this, however, you may not be able to use
the full functionality of this website.
There is more information about
how to delete or stop using cookies on AboutCookies.org. If you wish, you can
also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.
Further guidance on the use
of personal information can be found at ico.org.uk