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.
We do not utilise cookies without your consent. 

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:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  2. 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 title Cookie name Purpose Duration
Cloudflare __cfduid The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information. 4 weeks
Google Analytics _ga Used to track individual users visiting the site 1 year
Google Analytics _gid Used to group the user behaviour together for each user 24 hours
Google Analytics _gat_UA This cookie is used for throttling requests to Google Analytics to increase the efficiency of network calls. 1 minute
Civic UK Cookie Control CookieControl Used to store user preferences regarding cookies 90 days
Session cookie SSESS Only set if users log in. Used to allow access to individual accounts. ~ 23 days (2000000 seconds)

 

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, simply click “I Do Not Accept” when prompted to accept cookies on our website, or click on the button below to review your preferences.

 

Review your cookie preferences

 

You can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 
 
All cookies will expire after not more than 12 months.

 


This policy was last updated 04 July 2020.