Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet by web sites that you visit.

You can manage your preferences about the cookies we use at any time in the Cookie Settings panel.

Our website uses some cookies which are essential to the functioning of our website, details of which are set out below. We also use analytics cookies, where you have provided your consent for us to do so, so that we can track how users navigate through our site, in order to enable us to evaluate and improve our site. We use this information to compile statistical data on the use of our website. The information obtained is used on an anonymous, aggregated basis and you cannot be identified from this. To the extent that any of the information collected using cookies on our website could constitute personal data, that information will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

The cookies we use on our website are described in further detail below:


Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for example when you close our cookie notice we remember the option you selected so do not ask again.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType the user’s selected cookie preferences1 YearHTTP Cookie


We use Google Analytics to collect information about your use of the website. We use the information in order to understand better how visitors use our website, and in order to improve our website’s functionality and performance.

These analytics cookies store information in an anonymous form, and allow us to receive reports with aggregated data about visitors to our website, such as the number of visitors to the website, the country or region where visitors have come from, and the pages they visited.

We have configured Google Analytics to minimise the data collected using these cookies, including masking the last octet of the user’s IP address, not permitting data to be shared with third parties, and not enabling any further functionality available using Google Analytics. Cookie data collected by Google Analytics may be processed outside of the UK and Europe. You can find out more about Google Analytics and how analytics cookie information is processed by clicking here.

_ga_MVZ36D1JS3GoogleRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP Cookie
_gaGoogleEnables a service to distinguish one visitor from another and lasts for 2 years.2 yearsHTTP Cookie
_gidGoogleRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.1 dayHTTP Cookie