Our cookie policy

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Some cookies personalise your visit, some remember your preferences while others simply provide us with visitor statistics.

Below is a list of the cookies you may encounter on our website and a brief description of what they are for. Please be assured that none of these hold any personally identifiable information about you.

You can change, control or delete cookies from your browser for any website and instructions can be found at www.aboutcookies.org

CookiePurposeDescriptionDurationNecessitySource
ASP.NET_SessionIdTracking Visitor SessionUsed to track your session, not intrusive and does not track you between visits or across multiple websites. Used for things like logged in areas and shopping baskets. This is built into our webserver software.Session onlyStrictly Necessaryn/a
usr_sessionTracking Visitor SessionUsed to track your session, not intrusive and does not track you between visits or across multiple websites. Used for things like logged in areas and shopping baskets. This is built into our content management system.Session onlyStrictly Necessaryn/a
__utmaIdentifying Unique VisitorsUsed to track unique visitors for statistical & analytical purposes.2 YearsStrictly NecessaryGoogle (Analytics)
__utmbDetermining Visitor SessionGoogle Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies are absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.30 MinutesStrictly NecessaryGoogle (Analytics)
__utmcDetermining Visitor SessionGoogle Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies are absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.SessionStrictly NecessaryGoogle (Analytics)
__utmzTracking Traffic Sources & NavigationUsed to track how you reached our website (Google result, advertisement etc...) and the paths you take while browsing our site. We use this information to improve the user experience in future updates.6 MonthsStrictly NecessaryGoogle (Analytics)