Cookie Policy.


We use cookies and similar technologies across our websites to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. In accordance with a new EU law that came into effect in May 2012, this policy explains the way in which we use cookies. By using any website in the  IACT family of sites you are consenting that we may store cookies on your computer or device in order to enable the functionality that we aim to provide.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information that are transferred to and stored by your browser on your computer. In no circumstances do we collect any data that is not directly related to the use of the website (for example, we do not record other sites that you have visited). The log files or any information they contain about your use of the site will not be made available to any third parties other than as anonymous usage statistics.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you do not log out using the “log out” button and close your browser, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.

If you want to find out more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, you can visit for guidance.

How do we use cookies?

Like most websites, our server gathers limited information about you during a session, including the IP address and domain name from which you are accessing the server and your browser configuration. This information is only used to help us improve the content, design and performance of the site, and is not linked to the identity of any individual user.

Also like most websites, we use a number of different cookies on our site – We use both session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies

We use session cookies to keep you logged in while you move through pages and services on our site, to enable you to complete transactions on the site and, for example, to pre-populate forms with information to save you typing in information that you have already provided. Session cookies have a short lifetime and will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies

We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit. If you select “Remember Me” when logging in to the site a persistent cookie will be stored on your computer or device that will remain live for 2 weeks so that the website can keep you logged in when using that browser on that particular computer or device until you choose to log out. If you do not wish for our website to ‘remember you’, you must ensure that you do not select the “Remember Me” checkbox.

Google analytics

We use Google analytics to analyse the use of this website. This analysis shows us which areas of the site are popular and those that are not often visited which helps us to use our website resources in the most effective way. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: