Last updated: 27 November 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device
for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a
website to recognise a user's device and preferences as well as provide us with data on how to improve
the site for our users.
Types of cookies we use:
Session cookies - These are temporary files, which only last for the duration of your
browsing session on the website. Your web browser will normally delete these when you close the
Persistent cookies - These files last longer than the browser session (e.g. if you log
into a website and then return to the website later, the website knows who you are and displays
a welcome message to you). Persistent cookies enable this to happen.
Third party cookies - When you use our website you may be sent third-party cookies that
are not related to us. For example we use Google Maps to provide extra functionality and an
improved user experience. You may be sent cookies from such services. We do not control the
settings of these cookies, so we suggest that you check the third-party websites for more
information about their cookies.
||Used to identify the session when user is navigating around the website, Can
also be used to
track the number of users that are using the site at any given time.
||Used to store the user's session id, for tracking session time, and for
displaying session time
||We use this cookie to control user distribution across our servers.
||Indicates the user's support for cookies when using the website.
||Used to track displaying of the cookie bar, if the user has not accepted the
cookie banner will be shown.
Third Party Cookies
|These cookies are used to collect data about how visitors use our site. We
can then use this
data to make improvements to provide better user experiences.
These cookies are in anonymous form and help to produce data which can then be analysed.
If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics for all websites, please visit Google Analytics Opt-out Browser
To find out more about each individual cookie and its usage, please visit Google's cookie usage page.
You can prevent cookies from being saved to your device by configuring your browser to reject them.
This will affect the functionality of our website and it will not be possible for you to use our website
effectively. If you do disable cookies, we will have to treat each visit as if you are arriving at the
site for the first time.
Please refer to your browser's 'help' facility for information on how to enable and disable cookies.