INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website, which enables us to remember your preferences or settings which you have applied.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
_ga 

(Google Analytics)

This cookie enables us to uniquely identify you as a visitor to the website and helps us monitor areas of the website. This cookie expires after 2 years.
_gali 

(Google Analytics)

This cookie enables us to uniquely identify you as a visitor to the website and helps us monitor areas of the website. This cookie expires on page exit.
_gat 

(Google Analytics)

This cookie enables us to uniquely identify you as a visitor to the website and helps us monitor areas of the website. This cookie expires after an hour.
PHPSESSID This cookie enables you to stay logged in to our website without having to re-submit your username and password. This cookie expires at the end of your session on our website.
cc_cookie_accept This cookie is generated by the ‘allow our cookies‘ pop up box, which allows us to obtain your consent to cookies on our website. This cookie expires after 1 year.
wordpress_test_cookie This cookie enables us to perform a check on your browser to see if cookies are allowed. This cookie expires at the end of your session on our website.
wp-settings-1 This cookie allows our website software to set your WordPress settings. This cookie expires after 1 year.
wp-settings-time-1 This cookie allows our website software to set your WordPress settings. This cookie expires after 1 year.

 

Some of the cookies used on our website are third party cookies, such as those provided by Google Analytics.

HOW TO REMOVE OR BLOCK COOKIES

 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Useful information about cookies can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

 

Our website may contain links to third party websites. We have no control over how cookies are used on such websites and recommend that you review the policies of such websites separately.

 

CHANGES TO THIS COOKIE POLICY

 

We may update and amend this cookie policy from time to time. If we do we will indicate any such amendments and the date of such amendments on this cookies policy. This is our cookies policy as at 01 August 2015.