A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone
or whatever you use to surf the Internet. Cookies have many uses,
but fundamentally they are used to store information about you on
We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses
as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many
The cookies we use are:
- SiteAnalyze web analytics cookie: this cookie
is used to help record your use of this website. It is used to
collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited
the site. This information is then used to improve the user
experience on our website.
This SiteAnalyze cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to
recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookie contains no
personal information and is used only for web analytics. No
restrictions on use are imposed by not allowing the cookie.
This SiteAnalyze cookie is called 'nmstat' in the
list of cookies and is set to expire 1,000 days after your last
visit. If you accept the nmstat cookie a further cookie
"szcookiechoice" is also set to note this action,
this cookie will expire after 1000 days.
- ASP.Net_SessionID - This cookie is used to
track your current session while you are on the website. The cookie
expires 30 minutes after you leave the website.
- Web mapping service cookies: these
cookies are used to help personalise your use of the web
mapping service we do not collect or store this information for any
other purpose. Your consent will be sought before
installing these cookies.
The Web mapping service cookies contain the following information:
a set of co-ordinates to represent a home location, a string which
represents a list of tool options to display, a number representing
a favourite layer of information and a string to say that the
licence terms and conditions have been accepted. These
cookies are only used to personalise your use of the service.
No restrictions on use are imposed by not allowing the
These cookies are called bbcwebgis,
bbcwebgismtool in the list of cookies, and are set
to expire 1,000 days after they were first created.
To delete cookies or reject cookies:
We recommend you allow the cookies we set by this website as
they help us provide a better service.
If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select
cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options,
then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to
accept cookies from.
Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any
cookies that your browser has stored.
You can find more information on how to delete and control
cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
aware that there may be functionality on various websites that does