Cookie Policy

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Cookie Policy

When you use our website, like many others, we use small files called cookies in order to make the site work as expected, to help us customise your experience when visiting the site and provide us with information about the use of our website.

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer or mobile device. They allow websites to store things like user preferences, almost like a memory of your browsing so that you can be recognised if you use the website again, making your next visit easier and the site more useful to you.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device where they are essential to the operation of the site, for example, to enable you to move around the website and use its features. For other non-essential ones we require your permission. At any time you can remove your permission for non-essential cookies, however, disabling these may have a negative impact on how the website functions for you.

Where we use non-essential cookies we do so in order to gain useful knowledge about how the site is used, which pages are visited and how often, etc. We use this information to ensure our website functions effectively for our users. We do not use these cookies to track or identify individual users.

Below is a list of the cookies we use on this site and how long we keep them for:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential for the website to function and cannot be switched off:

  • Session Cookies
  • ASP.NET_Sessionld
  • XSRF-V

These are temporary cookie files that allow you to access and move around our website and access any secure areas. These cookies are deleted at the end of your browsing session.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies allow us to count visits to our site and the traffic source, enabling us to improve the performance of the site. They help us understand which pages are most and least popular and how users move around our website. The information gathered is aggregated and anonymous. These can be disabled but may have a negative impact on your experience when using our website:

Google Analytics Cookies

  • ga
  • gat

All Google Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form.

  • ga cookies are used to distinguish users.
  • gat cookies are used to throttle site request rate.
  • ga cookies are deleted after 2 years.
  • gat cookies are deleted after 10 minutes.

Custom Cookies

Custom cookies allow us to record your cookie preferences:

  • Used when user accepts our cookie policy
  • Deleted after 1 year

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