Cookie Policy


We use cookies to ensure that you get the most out of our website. Cookies are small amounts of information in the form of text files which we store on the device you use to access our website. Cookies allow us to monitor your use of the software and simplify your use of the website.

If you do not wish for cookies to be installed on your device, you can change the settings on your browser or device to reject cookies. For more information about how to reject cookies using your internet browser settings please consult the “Help” section of your internet browser (or alternatively visit Please note that, if you do set your Internet browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to access all of the functions of the website.

The names of the cookies used on our website and the purposes for which these cookies are used are set out in the table below:

Cookie Name




used to determine new and returning visitors

2 years


used to determine a new session

30 minutes


used to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code



used to determine the traffic source, medium, campaign name and campaign term which delivered the user to your website

6 months


used for storing visitor-level custom variable data

2 years


used to distinguish unique users

2 years


used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites          

10 minutes


used to distinguish unique users

24 hours


used on Webform pages only, to identify trusted web traffic

24 hours


used to track submissions via Webform

23 days


used to record if the privacy consent box has been ticked

50 years


Our website may contain content and links to other sites that are operated by third parties that may also operate cookies. We don’t control these third party sites or cookies and this Privacy Notice does not apply to them. Please consult the terms and conditions and Privacy Notice of the relevant third party site to find out how that site collects and uses your information and to establish whether and for what purpose they use cookies.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our Privacy Policy which can be found at:

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