Cookies Policy

A cookie is a small file which is placed on a computer’s hard drive, or in the browser memory to make a website work or to work more efficiently for returning visitors.

This website uses cookies for the following functions:

  • Google Analytics
  • Twitter links
  • our Newsletter sign-up
  • linking to third party content

This website uses Google Analytics to record visitor trends. Google Analytics uses a cookie to track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine whereabouts in the world you are accessing the site from and to track your page visits within the site.

Third-party content

From time to time we may embed within our website external content or links from third party websites (e.g. British Standards Institute, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). These websites may utilise cookies and the privacy policy that will apply to such third party content will be that published on the website of that third party content provider. You should check these companies’ privacy policies to understand how they use your personal information.

Enabling/disabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, our website may not function correctly if cookies are disabled.

Review of this policy

We keep our cookie policy under regular review and if it changes in any way we will update this page.

This cookie policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.