We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information is statistical data about users’ browsing actions and patterns, does not identify any individual. It is used to inform improvements to the website, for system administration, and to report aggregate information to third parties.
For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. We use this information to track your movements through the website, to find out how the website is being used and to assess its usefulness. Personal information about you is not collected during the tracking process.
We may use persistent cookies if you have registered with us on-line. These cookies allow us to make the logging-in process easier and more secure. They will also be used to recognise you when you return to the website. We may also use session cookies that will hold your data on our site until such time as you logout.
Session cookies are also used as part of the process of delivering the website to you, and do not store any personal information, and are deleted when you leave the site.