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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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/performance cookies. They 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 Purpose More Information
Google Analytics cookies as follows: Analytical cookies which provide anonymised data on how visitors interact with our website  
_utma Used to distinguish visitors to our website and their browsing sessions Expires after 2 years
_utmc Used to ensure interoperability and to determine new sessions/visits Expires at the end of the browser session.
_utmz Used to store information on how visitors reached our website Expires after six months
_utmt Used to throttle request rate Expires after ten minutes
_utmb Used to determine new sessions or visitors to our website Expires after 30 minutes

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 site.