Cookie Policy

Our Website uses Cookies. This page provides more information.

What are cookies and why are they used

Cookies are small text files that are stored on a visitor’s computer and enable information to be remembered by a website during a visitor’s current visit and in some cases are stored to be used on future visits to a particular website.

Depending on the web browsing program used cookies can be deleted or disabled but this may prevent you from using the website in the way you expected. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

How we use cookies

We do not use cookies to attempt to find out the identity of anyone visiting our website or to store any personal information about visitors. We only use cookies to help our site work as expected for visitors and to help us to maintain and develop our website by recording things such as the number of visitors via the use of a service called Google Analytics (more below).

Google Analytics

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

More information about how Google uses Analytics data is available at

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, we would suggest the following reference sites:

We use the following cookies on our website:

catAccCookies Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies
PHPSESSID This is a functional cookie used by the website server to help deliver the website pages to your browser.


We also use the following 3rd party cookies:


_utma_utmb, _utmz These are used by Google Analytics to record anonymous visitor data.
_ga, _gid, _gali Used by Google Analytics to distinguish unique users.
Important: Google Analytics does not store any personal information about website users. Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details.
NID These are used by Google reCPATCHA to record anonymous visitor preferences data.
_gat Used by Google Analytics to “throttle request rate” – Find out more from Google
Potential additional cookies commencing: DSID, IDE, AP_JAR, CONSNET, SAPISID, APISID, SIDCC, SSID, HSID, SID, OTZ Additional cookies may be set by Google depending on their current services. These may both change over time and show as attributable to other domains such as Based on information available at the time this document was produced (August 2018) these appear to be concerned with assessing usage rather than storing personal data.

Details can be found at To manage/opt out of Google Cookies see and

If you have any other queries about our use of cookies then please feel free to contact us.