What are cookies?

Cookies are small files containing a short string of numbers and letters placed automatically by a web site into the cookie folder in your browser. Cookies are generally used to make a web site easier and faster to use. The cookie recognises that a device is or has accessed the web site and acts accordingly, (depending on what the cookie is designed to do). Mostly cookies perform mundane, but necessary tasks.

How does this site use cookies?

This site uses cookies to analyse how visitors use the web site, to allow continual improvement by adding more information and services and making it easier to navigate and use.

Consent and cookies

Some cookies used by this site are sent to your computer or mobile device as soon as the first page you view on our web site is displayed. As a result consent is inferred for these and other cookies if you use this web site.

No personal information in cookies

None of the cookies used on this site contain or pass personal, confidential, financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors to the web site.

Refusing cookies

Using your browser settings you are free to refuse cookies. However, the analytics cookies used help to improve the web site.

Cookies Used

The names of the Google Analytics cookies used are _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz.

The cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information is used to compile reports and to help improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.