Our website uses four cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Google Analytics Cookies
Four cookies are used to collect anonymous data.
- _utma - expires after 2 years
- _utmb - expires after 30 minutes
- _utmc - expires after 6 months
- _utmz - expires after 6 months
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site. It
collects information about where visitors to our site have come from
(both in terms of location (based on your IP address) and from which
page they have accessed our site), the pages that they have viewed, the
amount of time that they spend on each page and the numbers of visitors
to each page.
Once collected, we use this information to compile
reports, analyse the information and use it to improve our site.
Any data collected by Google Analytics is anonymous. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please click here.
Blocking & Managing Cookies
A useful guide as to how to delete and manage cookies can be found at www.aboutcookies.org. This website has information about cookies, how they work and why they are used by websites.
Our cookies will expire after the periods set out in the table above.