Cookies are small text files, placed on your computer or mobile device by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently.

We uses cookies to control our websites’ functions, to keep statistics and for session management. We do not store any personal information in cookies. Examples of how we use cookies include:

  • recognising your computer so you don't have to give the same information several times

  • measuring how many people are using our websites, so we can make improvements.

  • If you do not want to accept cookies, your browser can be set to automatically reject them or to inform you every time a website asks to store a cookie. You can also delete previously stored cookies.

  • You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them on the ICO website.

Our cookie policy is set to be compliant with the EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Created when a user visits your web site and stores a unique identifier for that session. The cookie is used to carry information between pages; such as your chosen primary colour; your logged in details as a user and in searches to save the user retyping information again. The cookie is fundamental to the correct operation of the web site. This is a temporary cookie that expires when the user leaves the web site or closes the window


Recording if the user has clicked accept on the cookies bar. Expires after 7 days 


This cookie is used to distinguish users for Google Analytics. It is a more permanent cookie and lasts for 2 years.


This cookie is used to distinguish users for Google Analytics. It is a temporary cookie and lasts for 24 hours.