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Web Cookies Policy

Information that collects from you.

What is a cookie?

A cookie (sometimes known as web cookie, browser cookie or html cookie) is a small amount of data (<4Kb) that is sent to your computer or web-enabled device (hereafter referred to as a "device") browser from a website's server. The cookie can include a unique identifier within it.

Where does the cookie go?

The cookie is stored on your device's hard drive (this is often called "setting a cookie"). Each website that wishes to send you its cookie can only do so if your device's web browser preferences, that you can set personally, are set to allow this. To protect your privacy your device browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Many websites set one or more cookies to track online traffic through their website. sets cookies to store information about your:

  1. Anonymous user tracking across

Users can set their device browsers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised features cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly they may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website's features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

During the course of any visit to the website, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. This enables our website publishers to find out whether the device (and its user) has visited the website before. This is done on repeat visits by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

How does use cookies?

There are two main uses:-

  • Information supplied by cookies helps us to anonymously analyse the access patterns of visitors and helps us provide a better user experience.
  • Website usage. Used to determine how often websites are visited.

Third Party Cookies and Flash Cookies does not use information contained in cookies created by a third party or Flash cookies. cookies and how to reject cookies?

A list of the cookies that sets (and what each is used for) together with ways to minimise the number of cookies you receive can be found below.

i. List of cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by the website, and what each is used for.

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

Cookie NamePurposeCriteria
__utmaGA* anonymous user tracking**Optional
__utmbGA* anonymous user tracking**Optional
__utmcGA* anonymous user tracking**Optional
__utmzGA* anonymous user tracking**Optional

*Google Analytics (GA) is a data collection and statistical package to monitor website usage (See section 'iii' below)

** A full description of these cookies can be found at the following website

ii. How to control and delete cookies does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

iii. Cookies set by Third Party sites

To support, we may embed photos and/or video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. When you visit a page with content embedded as above, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Last Modified Thursday 31 May 2018