Use of cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website transfers to the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the site can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the website that issued the cookie, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value. Cookies store no personal data and they can only be read or edited by the website that originally created them.

How cookies are used on this website

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how our website is used.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your device (see information below). By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google Analytics sets four cookies automatically when you visit our site. Details of each are shown below.

NamePurposeExpires
_utmaGoogle Analytics
Contains a randomly generated number that is used to determine unique visitors to our site.
02 years
_utmbGoogle Analytics
Contains a randomly generated number that works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site.
30 minutes
_utmcGoogle Analytics
Contains a randomly generated number that works with _utmb to calculate when you close the average length of time users spend on our site your browser.
End of session
_utmzGoogle Analytics
Contains a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search).
06 months

Third party cookies

Some third party services embedded within this website (eg. Google Maps) will set their own cookies. These are known as third party cookies because they are not set by this website. We have no control over the cookies set by these services.

How to manage, remove or disable cookies

For more information about cookies, including instructions on how to manage, remove, or disable cookies on your device, please see the All About Cookies website. If you choose to disable cookies then this website will remain fully functional, but some other sites may become unusable.