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Terms & Conditions

In the course of your use of this Website you may provide to the, or may otherwise obtain, information about your use of the site, such as standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This information may be used by the to catalogue your interests or information services which you download.

By using this Website, you expressly consent to the using this information to help us improve our website, identify popular content and understand how well-read our publications are. We reserve the right to gather data regarding usage of the Website, for example, to identify the number of visitors to each part of the site. However we do not collect this information in a way which identifies anyone.
Your personal data is protected by law under the Data Protection Act 1998. The will comply with this at all times. You may at any time request this from a copy of the personal information held about you. Such a request should be emailed to

You should note other websites linked to this Website are not covered by this privacy policy. We review this policy from time to time and it was last updated in June 2012.

The the website ( places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for all websites.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

Cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website and online experience for our customers, and some collect information about browsing and buying behaviour.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through ‘Internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them’ (external link).

By using and browsing the website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our cookies policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site.

However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.