Cookies are text files placed on your computer typically used to collect standard internet log information, visitor behaviour information or to support or enhance the user experience. We use two types of cookie on our website, session cookies (members’ area only) and persistent cookies (Google Analytics). More information on these cookies is given below.
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We currently operate an ‘implied consent’ policy regarding cookies. This means that by accessing this website we assume you are giving consent to cookies being used. If you are not happy with this you can set your browser not to accept cookies (for example, using ‘InPrivate’ for Internet Explorer or ‘Private Browsing’ in Firefox) and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, this may mean that some of our website features may not function as a result.

Session Cookies

Used only in the members’ area of our website, session cookies, only last for the duration of your visit to the website and are deleted when the browser is closed. These cookies are produced to implement user requests, enhance the user experience and support the interaction between the website and the underpinning database. These cookies are generated only at the point when they are required to deliver a service requested by the user such as booking an event or updating personal details. 

Persistent Cookies

We use Google Analytics to compile statistical reports and to analyse how our website is being used so that we can improve the experience for all visitors. All user data is anonymous. More information about Google’s privacy policy for its analytics service can be found at
See a detailed list of these cookies here.

Other websites and embedded content

Our website contains links to other websites. Our cookie policy only applies to this website.

First-party cookies (set by the CBI)

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