Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information which a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer. The browser then saves the information and sends it back to the website server. When that browser returns to the same website the cookie will recognise the user.

A cookie will typically contain details such as the domain from which the cookie has come from, a value which is usually a random unique number as an identifier and the lifetime (expiry) of the cookie.

The type of cookies used on this website:

  • Persistent Cookies: which define “Time To Live” and help us to determine your preferences (these will expire after the “Time To Live” period)
  • Session Cookies: Temporary cookie that is deleted when you close the Web Browser.

What will a cookie do for me? uses cookies to keep track how the site is used so we can develop the site and give a good user experience including cookies used for social networking like twitter and facebook. Each web site utilises unique cookies, which essentially means that the cookies used by one site cannot be used by another.

Why does this site use cookies:

We want to provide a good experience on the website and here's an example of how cookies can allow this to happen:

Analytics: To help us develop the web site to suit your needs, we use Google analytics to measure how our site is used.

Turning off / disallowing / disabling or deleting cookies:

The majority of internet browsers will provide an option to disallow cookies. You can usually find how to do this in the help menu for your browser. Cookies can also be deleted by using your internet browser, but you must disallow otherwise they will be reapplied the next time you visit a website.

List of the different types of cookies used by

Cookie Type Cookie Name Description Purpose
Session cookieConsent The value yes. It is added when you click to close the cookie warning notice at the top of the page so it will not reappear when you go to another page on this site. Used to confirm that you are happy to receive cookies from this site.
Persistent _ga Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users. It expires in 24 Months.
Persistent _ga_<container-id> Used to persist session state. It expires in 24 Months.

Will this policy change?

Our business changes constantly and therefore our policies will need to change to reflect that. You should check our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you. We will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of user information collected in the past without the consent of affected users.

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