Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your web browser and used by a website to read and write data which is used to improve your browsing experience.

Our website uses three cookies which are essential for the operation of our website. These allow the Content Management System to track your browsing session and identify you if you are logged in. This ensures that you can access the information you should be able to.

We use Google Analytics to monitor the number of visitors, journey to, from and within our website. We also use it to monitor our website performance. The information we gather is used to ensure we can continue to improve the website and services we offer. This information helps us identify and fix any issues that arise in a more timely manner. For example, we may check the device usage to identify the number of users that view our website on a mobile phone. We also track the page popularity, helping us deliver the best content and information we can.

The information gathered relating to our website may be used to create reports for use by our internal team and webmaster. We do not sell or share this information with any other parties.

Google's own privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gat_gtag_UA_, _gid.

From, time to time, we may also use Google cookies on any Youtube videos.

We currently do not other Analytics Cookies or third party service cookies such as Twitter, Facebook or sharing services such as AddThis.

The table below details the specific cookies that are read and written by this website (domain). This excludes cookies that are set as a result of third-party services we use.

Cookie Name Category/Description
ExpressionEngine exp_last_activity, exp_last_visit, exp_tracker Essential - These cookies are used by the scripting language 'PHP' and our website Content Management System (ExpressionEngine). These track your session state anonymously. The exp_last_activity and exp_last_visit cookies have a lifetime of 1 year and the exp_tracker cookie expire when you close your browser window.

You can disable cookies for this and any website you visit using controls built into your web browser. You can use your web browser (eg Internet Explorer) to:

  • Delete all cookies
  • Block all cookies
  • Allow all cookies
  • Block third-party cookies
  • Clear all cookies when you close the browser
  • Open a 'private browsing' session
  • Install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality

You can find full guidance on how to disable or otherwise control cookies that are written to your computer by your web browser at the corresponding browser vendor websites:

Browser More Information
Microsoft Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Mozilla Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-history-firefox
Apple Safari https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411
Opera https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
  1. You can find out more about cookies, at AllAboutCookies.org.
  2. You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by visiting http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you have any further questions or queries about how we use Cookies on our website don't hesitate to contact us.

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