Cookies policy

When you visit this website, we use "cookie" technology try to make that experience simple, personalised and meaningful.

Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer or any similar device you use to access the internet e.g. smart phone, tablet or other mobile device when you visit a website, and which store and sometimes track information about you're use of the website. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the website and will last for longer. Your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.

We use cookies to:

  • (a) create a specific log-in session for a visitor to this website in order that page requests by that visitor are delivered in an effective, secure and consistent manner;
  • (b) recognise when a visitor to this website has visited before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to the website and allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;
  • (c) customise elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the website;
  • (d) collect statistical information about how our visitors use the website(s) so that we can improve the website(s) and learn which parts are most popular to visitors;

Internet browsers allow users to manage their cookies. They can set their devices to accept all cookies, to let them know when a cookie has been set, or never to receive cookies.

Each browser works in a different way: use the ‘Help’ menu in your browser to find out to change your cookie preferences. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you should refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that disabling cookies completely means that certain personalised features will not then be provided to that user and therefore they may not be able to make full use of all of the website’s features.

Some cookies are not set by us but by other sites which provide a service or functionality to this website. These are known as third-party cookies. Managing, deleting or blocking these cookies requires you to visit the websites of these third parties.

You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at AboutCookies.org

Our Cookies:

Name Expires Description of cookie
_utma 24 months A Google Analytics cookie which keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb End of session A Google Analytics cookie which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor enters a site.
_utmc End of session A Google Analytics cookie which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the site.
_utmz 6 months A Google Analytics cookie which tracks where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.

Name Expires Description of cookie
CFID End of session This cookie is used for session management
CFTOKEN End of session This cookie is used for session management