Cookies Policy

Like most websites, our website uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web service. We are unable to operate all of the functionality of the website without using cookies. 

A cookie is a text only string of information that we pass to your computer's hard disk through your web browser so that the website can remember who you are. 

Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.  A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. For more information about cookies, please see

More specifically we use the following cookies which carry out the functions described:

Cookie  Use 
has_js  Determines whether or not JavaScript is enabled so that the website can more efficiently perform operations to enhance the user experience 
civicCookieControl Records the fact that you as a user have agreed to accept cookies from this site 
__utma  This is a Google Analytics cookie and tracks the number of times you have visited the website. 
__utmb and  __utmc  This is another Google Analytics cookie and acts to calculate how long you have spent on the website in each session. 
__utmz  This Google Analytics cookie tracks what search engine you have visited the website from and which search terms you used to find the website. 


Under new rules we are required to obtain your consent to use cookies.  If you continue to use the website having had the opportunity to read this policy and our privacy and data protection policy then we assume you are happy for us to use the cookies described above.

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from our website but if you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. To change your settings for your web browser you will need to go to your advanced preferences.  You may however not be able to use all the interactive features of our website if cookies are disabled and so in order to enjoy the website to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on. 

For further instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see: