Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.



We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:



STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

Cookie Provider

Cookie Name

First or Third Party Cookie

Persistent or Session cookie

Purpose of Cookie

Wordpress CMS

admin_auth

First Party

Persistent

To indicate if you are currently logged into the site.

 

SERVERID

First Party

Session

Stores current server id

 

NODE_NAME

First Party

Persistent

Stores current server node name



PERFORMANCE COOKIES

Cookie Provider

Cookie Name

First or Third Party Cookie

Persistent or Session Cookie

Purpose of Cookie

Google

1P_JAR

HSID

SAPISID

SID

SAPISID

APISID

SSID

HSID

NID

PREF

Further details can be found here:  Policies

Third Party

Persistent

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users. These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.

.lijit.com

ljt_reader

_lijit_retarget_rtb_

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Third Party

Persistent

Analytics, multivariate testing, and site optimisation.

Sentient Ascend

_ascend_candidate
_ascend_current
_ascend_uid

Third Party

Persistent

These cookies are used to administer multivariate tests through Sentient Ascend. Click here for Sentient Ascend's privacy policy



CHANGES

Information about the cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes. The last modification date of this document is shown at the top of this page.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How long a cookie remains on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will remain on your device while you are browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your device while you are browsing and until they expire or are deleted.