Information About Our Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We may use the following types of cookie:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

You can find more information about the specific cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


Name Type Description Expiry By Type
Google Analytics Analytical This cookie collects information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, and,geographic location. We use this information for website optimisation,and to monitor our user’s browsing activities and navigation through the,site. This information is anonymous and would not allow us to identify any individual user without the assistance of a third party such as an,ISP.

You are able to opt out of Google Analytics by installing a,browser add-in which is available at Please note that this add in is provided by Google and we offer no warranty, whether express or,implied, as to its suitability or efficacy.

_ga 2 years

_gid 24 hours

_gat 1 minute

Session Cookie Strictly necessary This is a cookie designed to store and identify your unique session ID on the website. PHPSESSID
Cookie Popup Strictly necessary This cookie hides the cookie popup once you have accepted our cookie policy. viewed_cookie_policy 1 year

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to (i) access all or parts of our site and (ii) use all of our site’s features.

– May 2018