Cookies are small files that a website places and stores on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of our website and to analyse web traffic (through Google Analytics).

Some of the cookies we use are session cookies, which only exist while the user navigates our website. Others are persistent cookies, which exist on a computer until a fixed expiry date. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you.

Cookies do not provide a security threat, but you may have privacy concerns about the monitoring of pages you visit. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

Our website ( uses the following cookies, which allow us to deliver information optimally and securely:

  • sessionid (session cookie)
  • csrftoken (persistant cookie: expiry 1 year)
  • __cfduid (persistant cookie: expiry 3 months)

We also use Google Analytics cookies to anonymously monitor visits to our website. These third-party cookies measure how long you spend on the site and the pages you visit. By analysing this data, we can monitor the performance of the website and make improvements as required. We use the following Google Analytics cookies:

  • _gat (session cookie)
  • _gid (persistant cookie: expiry 24 hours)
  • _ga (persistant cookie: expiry 2 years)   

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please see the official Google Analytics page.

For more information about cookies, and how to control and disable them in your chosen web browser, please see the following clear and easy to follow guide: Cookies and You.

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