We take your privacy very seriously. We will never pass your personal details on to anyone without your express consent.
You may at times be asked to supply personal information via this website. Personal information is anything which enables us to identify you in some way, such as your name and an email address. If you supply such information, we are legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that such information is only used for the purpose for which it was requested and also to ensure that the data is held securely. We do not sell your personal information to others.
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You can learn more about cookies on the BBC’s webpage, What is a cookie?
Our website cookies do not collect personal information and no information is passed on to third parties.
We use Google Analytics, a popular web statistics service to help us to analyse how users use the site. It counts the number of visitors and tells us things about how they use the website, such as how long they stay on the website each time they use it or the average number of pages they may look at.
We do not do this to track individual users or to identify them, but to gain useful knowledge about how the website is used, how long visitors stay on particular pages, etc. so that we can further develop the website to improve its usability.