Cookie policy



Our website uses 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. We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website 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.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

  Cookie Name Type Purpose Expires
_ga Analytical / Performance This is a Google Analytics cookie which is used to distinguish site visitors from each other 2 years
_gid Analytical / Performance This is a Google Analytics cookie which is used to distinguish site visitors from each other 24 hours
_cfduid Strictly necessary This is a Cloudflare cookie, used for speeding up page loading times and to detect malicious visitors to our website and minimises blocking of legitimate users. It is placed to identify individual visitors behind any shared IP address and applies security settings on a per-client basis. Anonymises end user IP addresses so that no personally identifiable information is stored. 30 days

 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

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