COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website and to analyse traffic. This may include cookies from third party social media websites if you visit a page which contains embedded content from social media. Such third party cookies may track your use of our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Necessary Cookies:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preferences

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistics

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can change these browser settings by accepting, rejecting and deleting cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. If you choose to change these settings, you may find that certain functions and features will not work as intended. The cookies we use do not detect any information stored on your computers.

A list of the cookies we use can be seen at the foot of this page.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

If you have concerns or questions about this Policy, please contact us.

Cookies used on this site:

COOKIE TYPE DURATION DESCRIPTION
PHPSESSID This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. As you browse around the pages on this site, the session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page.
viewed_cookie_policy This cookie lasts for 365 days to save you repeating the acceptance each time you visit. Used by the CookieLaw plugin to remember whether you have already accepted our cookie policy. This keeps us in line with The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 otherwise known as the “cookie law”.
__utma Google Analytics Cookie 2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt Google Analytics Cookie. 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Google Analytics Cookie 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Google Analytics Cookie End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit
__utmv Google Analytics Cookie 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the_setCustomVarmethod with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmz Google Analytics Cookie 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.