Cookies Policy

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What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

How do we use cookies on the Site?

We make use of cookies to help manage this site (Site) and your visitor experience. These cookies may be used to collect analytics of ‘non-personal’ visitor activity outlines, manage user logins and personal preferences, provide relevant or timely information to you or offer focused advertisements for products/services offered by us or third parties.

Type of Cookies

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

First Party – these cookies are set by us to give you a better user experience and to make sure the Site is performing as it should.

Third Party – these cookies are set by our third party providers such as Google. We use Google Analytics to see how many people visit the Site and how they use it, allowing us to make any necessary changes so that you have the best experience possible.

The Site uses the following cookies, for the following purposes:

First party cookies

Cookie name Purpose Type and duration[i.e. session only or persistent]
_ga Analytics 2 years
_gat Analytics persitant


Third party requests

Cookie name Purpose Type and duration[i.e. session only or persistent]  More Information
Google Analytics Analytics persitant
Google Analytics Analytics persitant

Controlling Cookies

You can manage or block the cookies set by the Site, or any other website should you want to do so. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings or by using the help function within your browser. If you want to manage or block cookies on the browser of your mobile digital device you may need to refer to the manual for that device. Even if you have consented to cookies you can withdraw your initial consent in the same way at any time.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies will impact the functionality of the Site so you may not be able to take full advantage of our Site if you do so.

Our Privacy Policy can provide you with further details about how we use any personal information you give us, although not all information captured by using cookies will identify you unless it is associated with other information which then identifies you.

We are continually striving to develop improved ways of managing your cookie preferences. As new technologies and solutions emerge, this cookies policy may be updated to reflect any such advances in technology and preference management tools.


Cookies Policy updated August 2014.