As with nearly all websites you visit, this website uses a feature of your internet browser called “cookies”. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s web browser while you are viewing a website.

We need to use cookies in order to monitor use of the website, so if you continue to navigate around the website we will assume you are happy for these cookies to be set.


Cookies used by this website

Google Analytics

Google Analytics helps us to monitor website traffic and usage. No personal information is stored in these cookies.


This cookie is written to the browser upon the first visit to our website from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits our site, a new _utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Expiration: 2 years from set/update.


This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes. Expiration: 30 minutes from set/update.


This cookie is no longer used and does not store any data, but you may still find this cookie stored by your browser.


This cookie stores the type of referral used by a visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site.

Expiration: 6 months from set/update

Controlling cookies with your browser settings

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you choose to, you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time to remove all cookies and data stored in them. You can also adjust your browser settings to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do disable cookies you may find you are unable to access certain content or functionality on the website.

If you want to restrict or block the cookies, you need to do this through the settings for each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet.