Cookies we use on this website and the uses they have. For more information regarding this Cookie Notice, please Contact Us


A cookie is a snippet of text that is sent from the website server and stored on a web browser. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site and slow down your experience.

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and 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 and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket for example.

Google Analytics

This allows us to look at really useful data about the visitors we have had to our website.

__utma determines unique visitors.
__utmb determines page views.
__utmc determines session status.
__utmz determines the referral used to reach our site.
__utmv custom cookies not usually in use.
__utmx custom cookies not usually in use.

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If we have comments enabled or allow the public to contribute in other ways via default WordPress functionality we will also use some cookies. These are required for the website to function properly.

WordPress_[hash] cookie to store your authentication details. WordPress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are. WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies.

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Managing Cookies

For information on how to manage your cookies / settings please follow the link for your browser:

Internet Explorer

For other browsers and mobile devices we recommend you use a search engine and enter something like “how to change cookie settings in [browser/device name here]”.