Cookies

This site uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience. The cookies we use cannot be used to identify you personally.

What are cookies?

Permanent cookies – cookies that are stored on your computer to track repeat visits and site navigation. They are primarily used to help speed up or enhance your experience of services or functions offered on the site.

Temporary cookies (or session cookies) – cookies which are deleted when you shut down your browser.

Websites typically use temporary cookies to ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within one site and that any information you have entered is remembered during that particular visit.

Disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites. If you would like to disable cookies, you can find out how at: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies

We use the following cookies on our site:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies which are needed for our websites, applications or services to function properly, for example, these cookies allow you to access secure areas of our website.

Performance/analytical cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors and users use our websites. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor or user. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We only use these cookies to improve how our website, applications and services work.

The tables below detail the cookies that we use on this site and explains the purposes for each one:

Name: _ga
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 2 years
   
Name: _gid
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 1 day
   
Name: _gat_UA-xxxxxxxx-1
Purpose: Used to throttle request rate.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 10 minutes

Cookies set by Google Analytics

Name: CookieConsent
Purpose: Used to log user consent to cookies.
Service: CookieConsent
Type: First party, Persistent
Expires in: 1 year

Name: Facebook Pixels (various)
Purpose: Used for custom audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our adverts and website.
Service: Facebook Pixel
Type: Third Party, Persistent
Expires in:

See third party Cookie Policy Cookie Policy (facebook.com)

We also use third party cookies with the parties listed above, to custom audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our adverts and website.

We and our third-party partners may set cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about our web traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our users needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. The third-party advertising and other tracking services offer you the opportunity to opt out of their tracking systems. You can read more about the information they collect and to opt out through the privacy policy links above.