Our use of Cookies

HOW WE USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE

Our website uses a technology known as cookies to store small amounts of data on our visitors’ computers or devices. Cookies are small pieces of text data that can be placed on a visitor’s computer, normally to provide enhanced functionality and/or improved relevancy of information. For more information about cookies, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Cookie Audit

In order to work towards compliance with the Privacy and Electronic (EC Directive) Regulations, we are currently auditing our use of cookies and will publish further information here in due course.

Cookie Consent

The law now requires that we are required to ask visitors to consent to the acceptance of certain types of cookies from this site. We are investigating how to effectively implement this in order to move towards compliance with the Regulations whilst ensuring that our website remains accessible and easy to use

Summary

We believe there is no reason for any concern over any of the cookies used on our website; however certain users may have privacy concerns or consider some cookies to be intrusive. Below we outline what cookies we use and why, to help you make an informed choice.

We have listed the cookies we use below, along with their purpose and expiry period.

Session ID:
Name: ASPSESSIONID
Purpose: Used to preserve the context of your visit and retain certain pieces of information you may have entered so you do not have to re-enter this information on every page you visit.
Expires: At the end of your session (when you close your browser).

Google Analytics:
Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv
Purpose: We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors find and use our website. This helps us to continue to improve the site. 
Expires:
__utma: 2 years
__utmb: 30 minutes
__utmc: at end of session (when you close your browser)
__utmv: 2 years
__utmZ: 2 years

View the Google Analytics Privacy Overview, (including how to opt out if you wish).