Cookie information

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you as an individual.

We may also obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookies. Cookies are small software files, typically consisting of numbers and letters, which are placed by a website onto the computer, telephone or other device used to access that website.

We will place cookies onto any devices you use to access our website. These cookies will enable information to be:

  • stored on your devices; and
  • sent to and from our website and your devices.

Cookies help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognise you when you return to our website.

Details of the cookies we place on your devices can be found in the table below:

Cookie Name or ID Purpose of the Cookie Data held by the Cookie Cookie Expiry Date
cookie_consent This cookie is used to remember that consent has been given to set cookies. No data is held by this cookie. Two years from set/update.
__utma This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to this website.
  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Unique identifier for your device
  • Timestamp for the first visit to this website
  • Timestamp for the previous visit
  • Timestamp for the current visit
  • Number of sessions started
Two years from set/update.
__utmb This cookie is used by Google Analytics to establish and continue a user session with this website.
  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Number of page views in current session
  • Timestamp of current session time
30 minutes from set/update.
__utmc This cookie is set by Google Analytics but is no longer used.
  • Unique identifier for this website
At the end of the device session.
__utmz This cookie is used by Google Analytics to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within this website.
  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Timestamp when cookie was set
  • Session number
  • Campaign number
  • Campaign source
  • Campaign name
  • Campaign medium
  • Last keyword used to find this website.
Six months from set/update.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.

However, if you do not accept cookies you may be unable to access the whole or part of our website.

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