Privacy policy

This website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server. This system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to this website or consultation exercises that you have requested to take part in. 

Read our Fair Processing Notice


Read the Staff Privacy Notice - sharing information for COVID vaccination


What are cookies?


In compliance with EU legislation, the following table lists the use of cookies on this web site:

Cookie Name - useTextOnly

Purpose - This is used to store whether you are in textOnly mode or not. Persistent for three months.

Cookie Name - setString

Purpose - ​This is used to store user preferences for viewing sites in textOnly mode e.g. font-size and colour. It’s only written on sites which use the text only option.  Persistent for one month.

Cookie Name - SitekitLogin

Purpose - This is used to store the username and password for ‘remember my login’ feature on extranets.  Persistent for one month.


Cookie Name - AcceptCookies

Purpose - This is used to store whether you have agreed to receive cookies.  Persistent for one year.

Cookie Name - Google Analytics:

Purpose - These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

More information: Click here for an overview of privacy at Google


Cookie Name - SKSession

Purpose - ​This cookie has two functions.  Firstly it serves as a session cookie for extranet users. Without this cookie, an extranet user will have to login to each individual page in the extranet.  It enables you to track the pages that a user visits while they navigate around your site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

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