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Cookie Policy

About this Policy

This Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them.  It includes details of the types of Cookies we set, the information we collect when using them and how that information is used. 

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your browser when you visit a website.  They can often serve crucial functions and help us to keep our website secure and to function properly which helps us to provide you with a better experience.  They can also help us to analyse how the website performs, what works and where we can make improvements.

How we use Cookies?

We use Strictly Necessary, Performance, Analytics and Advertising cookies.  These are used to understand how the website performs, how you interact with it, and helps us to provide you with a better, faster and improved experience. 

Social Media and External Links – where you click on any external links or find is via social media platforms, we have no control over those websites and the cookies they set, so please bear in mind that you should set your preferences in line with their own policies and cookie controls separately.

How to Manage Cookies – When you visit our site you will be asked if you want to accept cookies.  You can continue to use the site without accepting these and any non-necessary cookies will not load onto your browser. 

No matter what cookie control is in place, or if you simply change your mind you can also adjust your own browser to delete or block cookies from any site you visit.  To learn more about how to manage your browser cookie settings please see www.allaboutcookies.org

What cookies do we set?

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We use some cookies which are necessary for the website to work properly and to remember your cookie preferences.  As these are strictly necessary they are pre enabled and you don’t need to provide your consent for these.

Analytics Cookies

We use Analytics cookies to help us to understand how the number of visitors to our website and how they interact with it, for example which pages are visited and for how long.  These help us to continually improve our website and services.  The data is reported anonymously without any personal data included.

Cookies set by our website:

The table at the foot of this page shows the cookies we set.

Use of cookies can change over time or when a new service or function is added to our website.  To ensure that this policy remains up to date, we regularly carry out ‘cookie audits’ and update our list of cookies accordingly. 

This policy was last updated on 1st November 2021.

Necessary Cookies
ASPSESSIONID -This cookie is loaded by the system that runs the website to control the way the website worksSessionFirstAt end of Session
allowOptonalCookiesThis cookie remembers your choices when asked if we can load Analytics cookiesPersistentFirst2 Years
Analytics Cookies
_gat_gtag_UA_This cookie is used by Google Analytics and is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.PersistentFirst1 Hour
_gaThis cookie is used by Google Analytics and is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.PersistentFirst2 Years
_gidThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited.PersistentFirstOne Day
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