Like most websites, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Cookies can help make websites work better for you, such as remembering your preferences and settings so that you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page.
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally, and you can manage and/or delete them as you wish. To learn more about what cookies are, and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.uk.
‘Essential’ cookies let you move around the website. These cookies don’t gather any information about you and only last the length of your current session.
We use these cookies to:
- identify you as being logged in to the website
- manage any selections you make, for example, if you create a list of items you find on the library catalogue
- keep your selected language between pages
Essential cookies used by this website are:
- COOKIE_SUPPORT – does your browser support cookies
- GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID – your chosen language to display the site
- JSESSIONID – you session ID
3rd Party cookies
Within the website we use a third party service addthis.com to link to social media sites such as using ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.
All of these cookies are managed by the third party, and you may use the third party’s own tools to prevent these cookies.
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here, and what you click on. This information does not allow us to identify people individually but helps us to ensure our website is structured in in a helpful way.
Go to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, if you would prefer to opt out of Google Analytics, and install the add-on for your current web browser.