About cookies

By using this website you are confirming that you are happy for us to use cookies in order to maximise the user experience and anonymously monitor how the site is being used.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your device by a website’s server, only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, they can't be used to access any files on your computer or to carry viruses.

Should I keep cookies switched on?

We would like you to keep cookies active on your computer during your visits to this website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly. 

Cookies we use





Known as a session identifier, this allows our server to keep track of a user whilst they navigate through the website so the user does not have to log in twice for example.
This is an essential cookie.

End of session


Used to keep track of the user's current culture (e.g British English) to support multi-lingual functinality.
This is an essential cookie.

1 year


Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in Web analytics.

1 day


Stores the URL referrer (where the link to this site was hosted) from which the user arrives on the website. Used for Web analytics.

20 years