Why we use Cookies

We use Cookies to:

  • Make our site work as you’d expect it to
  • Help to keep your connection to our website secure
  • Track how you move around the site so we can improve the way our website works in the future.

Our Cookies will remember that you’ve accepted them and won’t ask you each time you visit our site.

Third Party Cookies

To continue to ensure your experience on the PD:Portal is a positive one we compile anonymised data from Google Analytics to enable us to offer better site experiences and services in areas based on site traffic relating to certain pages such as most pages visited, time spent on certain pages and usage numbers on how many people have visited the PD:Portal website per month.  This anonymised data will be used to create statistical reports which may be shared with third parties.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites so we can improve it.
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YouTubeWe embed YouTube videos on our site. YouTube uses Cookies when you press play to track and enable better usage of its services.


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Your options

You are able to block or disable Cookies on your computer through your browser settings. Browsers do vary so if you are not sure how to do this, you can use the Help feature in your browser to learn the correct procedure. If you turn off our Cookies, we will not know you have visited our site and will not track your actions. Your visit will not be helping us to monitor the performance of our website for future improvements. Also, our Cookie notice will remain at the bottom of our website while you browse.

Visit Google to find out how to opt-out of YouTube and Google Analytics Cookies.

You can stop all parties from using Cookies on your device by blocking Cookies through your browser.

For further information and independent advice, visit aboutcookies.