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Cookie Policy

Like most websites, uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. These cookies improve the user’s browsing experience.

There are two types of cookies:

  • Session cookies. These cookies are temporarily stored on your computer and are deleted when the session is closed.
  • Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your computer until they are manually deleted or after a pre-determined period of time specified in your browser settings. uses necessary, performance and marketing cookies.  

Necessary Cookies are required for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Marketing Cookies are used to create user profiles to send advertising or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.


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This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the website uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables website owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the user’s browser when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the website will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the website visitor.


1 year


This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and, in some cases, only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one-year lifespan and contains no personal information.


1 year


Based on recent searches and previous interactions, personalised ads are displayed on Google websites.


1 month


This cookie stores visitors’ preferences and personalizes ads.


2 years


This cookie stores visitors’ preferences and customises ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions.


6 months


This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.




This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores anonymous information and update a unique value for each page visited.


1 day

_ga, _ga_*

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a website and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the website’s analytics reports.


2 years

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you can change your browser settings accordingly. These settings are usually accessed in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu. To better understand these settings, please refer to the “Help” tab in your browser :

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