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Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer when you browse a website. This website uses cookies in a general way to help us to understand how our website is used and also to improve the user experience. 

Our website occasionally makes use of embedded services such as Facebook, AddThis and Twitter. These third party services may also save cookies on your computer whilst you use our website. We have no control over these cookies and you should seek advice from these services if you wish to understand more about how they use cookies.

You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Cookies in use

The table below sets out what cookies we use and why:

Cookie Brief description
__utma Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmb Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmc Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmz Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_ga Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gat Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gid Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__atuvc Functional cookie - AddThis social sharing widget.
__atuvs Functional cookie - AddThis social sharing widget.
ii_Globalisation Functional cookie - stores your country code - i.e. GB - where location personalisation is active.
CookieNoticeSeen Necessary cookie - confirms you've seen and dismissed the cookie notification. Ensures the website can prevent the notice from showing again.
ASPSessionID Necessary cookie - ASP session cookie - deleted when you end your visitor session.

Blocking cookies

If you choose to block cookies some parts of this website may not operate. To block cookies please do this within your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to block cookies within their settings and we have provided links to the most commonly used browsers.