Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website. If enabled by your browser settings, these files are used to: help you navigate and access features of websites (“Strictly necessary cookies”); to collect data about your activity on websites in order to analyse or improve performance of that website (“Performance cookies”); to remember your preferences on websites (“Functionality cookies”); or to deliver relevant advertising or analyse the effectiveness of advertising on websites (“Targeting cookies”).

Some cookies are temporary cookies which only remain on your computer or device while you are using the website and are deleted once you leave the website or close your browser - these are called Session cookies. Other cookies remain on your computer or device for future use and expire after a set period of time - these are called Persistent cookies.

What cookies are used on this website?

The table below sets out the cookies used on this website, what type they are and what we use them for:

NameDescriptionTypeExpiry
exp_csrf_tokenThis cookie is used by web security service Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic.Strictly Necessary2 hours
exp_stashidThis cookie is used by our website content management system Expression Engine to successfully redirect users after form submissions.FunctionalitySession
_gaThis cookie is used by Google Universal Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.Performance1 year
_gidThis cookie is used by Google Universal Analytics 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 in an anonymous form.Performance23 hours
_gat_UA-This cookie is used by Google Analytics to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websitesPerformance59 seconds
exp_last_visitThis cookie is used by our website content management system Expression Engine to set the datetime that the user last visited the site.Performance1 year
exp_last_activityThis cookie is used by our website content management system Expression Engine. Every time the state is updated (the page reloaded) the last activity is set to the current datetime.Performance1 year
exp_trackerThis cookie is used by our website content management system Expression Engine to store users last 5 visited pages for error reporting and debugging.PerformanceSession
CookieScriptConsentThis cookie is used to remember end user’s choices regarding cookies.Functionality30 days

How to manage cookies

Your cookie preferences can be updated through the cookie notice on this website. You can also manage cookies through your browser settings, and you can find instructions on how to do this in the privacy and help section of your browser’s website. Please be aware, however, that disabling cookies may interfere with the performance of this website as intended and you may not be able to fully access all features and services available.