About web cookies

Web cookies are small snippets of text saved on your computer or mobile device that distinguish you from other users of a website. Like most websites, we use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. To improve your experience of our website;
  2. Collect anonymous statistics – it’s really useful for us to be able to see which pages are the most popular and how people are using them; and
  3. Measuring how cost-effective our advertising is.

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.

Name of cookie


Purpose for the cookie

Google Analytics Google This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our website, and how we can enhance their experience.
Cookie warning Independent Training When a user clicks the ‘agree’ button on our cookie banner we use a cookie to record this fact so that the banner doesn’t show next time they visit.
Facebook Facebook Facebook cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our Facebook pages and ensure that our social media activity is effective.
Mailchimp Mailchimp Mailchimp cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our email newsletters and ensure that our email communications are effective.

Website cookie acceptance

By using our website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time and the cookies we use will be stored on your device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

Turning cookies off

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, all modern browsers let you turn off either all or third-party cookies. This varies depending on which browser you’re using. If you do not accept our use of cookies as set out above, please set your browser to reject cookies. This may impair your ability to use our website. The option to do this is usually found in your browser’s Options, Settings, or Preferences menu. How to change your cookie settings in:

We may update our use of cookies from time to time and this policy, so please check this policy regularly.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. More information about how we handle your data can be found on our Privacy Policy page.