Cookie Policy

In brief

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us

  • Make our website work as you would expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed and security of the site
  • Monitor usage so we can spot trends and make improvements

We do not use cookies to

  • Collect any personal information
  • Pass data to advertising networks

We believe that our use of cookies is necessary for the smooth functioning of the website.  We do not believe that they pose any threat to your personal privacy or online security.  Your consent to store and access cookies is assumed through your continued use of the website.  You can refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your browser.

More Detailed Information

Cookies cannot be programmed, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer.  However, they can be used to track users' browsing activities.  Cookies are used for a variety of reasons.

The website uses Essential cookies, which are required for the site to function, for example the login arrangements, and Tracking cookies to enable use of Google Analytics.  We use the anonymous GA information to compile statistic reports of our users' browsing patterns, such as number of visits and pages viewed.  There are no cookies for user preference, performance or marketing used on this website.

By using this site, you agree that we can store and access the cookies on your device.  You can refuse or withdraw your consent to access cookies by altering the settings in your Internet browser; refer to your browser 'help' section or see the advice provided on the Information Commissioner website relating to managing cookies at  The cookies used relating to Google Analytics are _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz.