Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ for a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable movement around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, and general navigation of our site cannot be provided. Following is a list of cookies are vital to the operation of this site and/or services that you have requested by utilisation of this website. You are advised that these cookies may have already been set and continued usage of this site is considered as acceptance of this fact.

Cookies in use on this site that fall into category 1:

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
ASPXANONYMOUS This holds a unique ID which doesn’t hold any personal information. It recognises when a anonymous user attempts to log in and indicates if you have visited the site before. 2 Months
ASP.NET_SessionId Keeps your session connected with a unique ID. On Closing Browser
TrStat1 Holds an anonymous Unique ID for use in internal visitor tracking. 7 Days

The remaining categories of cookie are optional and will only be set if you accept the use of cookies on our web site. However your browsing experience is likely to be extremely limited as some aspects of the site will remain disabled until cookies are accepted.

Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.

These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Cookies in use on this site that fall into category 2:

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
__utma Google Analytics: Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was and when their last visit occurred. 2038
__utmb Google Analytics: Takes a time stamp of the exact moment when a visitor enters the site. On Leaving Site
__utmc Google Analytics: Takes a time stamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the the site, waits 30 minutes for another page-view and if it doesn’t happen, expires. 30 Minutes
__utmz Google Analytics: Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keyword was used and from what location the website was accessed. 6 Months

Continuing to use this site is deemed as acceptance of these cookies.

We do not use advertising cookies on this site.