This website like so many others, uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience and allow you full access to the products, services and information offered by it. You will find information below on what cookies are, which cookies we use and how to switch off cookies in your browser if you feel you have to. Please be aware that if you do switch off cookies then you will not be able to use this website's services, information and functionality.
About Cookies and what they are
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile phone by your browser. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences to make life easier when you next use the website. You can think of cookies as providing memory for the website so it can recognise a user and respond appropriately. If you do not have cookies enabled in your browser then you will not be able to access certain features and functionality of websites. If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the internet then you may find these websites helpful.
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Which Cookies do we use?
We use Google's Analytics services to help us improve our website usability and to improve our products, services and information offered. To do this successfully, the following cookies are placed on your computer. These are very small harmless text files and contain no personal information or data.
|_utma||This cookie records the number of times a visitor has been to our website.
|_utmb & _utmc||Both of these cookies work together to find out how long a website visit takes. One of them takes a timestamp when you enter the site and the other does the same when you leave. When you do leave the website or when you close your browser both of these cookies automatically expire.
|_utmz||This cookie records where you visited the site from, which search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where in the world you are accessing from. This cookie is all about business data and is how Google Analytics also knows what source / medium / keyword to assign the credit for a Goal Conversion or an Ecommerce Transaction. It expires within six months.
How to change your Cookie settings
Here are some brief instructions for the four most popular browsers if you wish to alter your cookie settings on your computer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click the 'Tools' icon in the top right hand corner and select 'Internet Options'. In the pop up window that appears select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.
Click the Spanner in the top right corner and select 'Settings'. From here select 'Under the hood' and change the settings under 'Privacy'.
From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select 'Options'. In the pop up window that appears select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.
From the Settings drop down menu in the top right hand corner select 'Preferences'. Select the 'Security' tab and from here you can adjust your cookie settings.