Website Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device when you access certain websites. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently, and to provide information to the owners of the sites. Cookies enable the collection and storage of information such as your domain name, your internet service provider, your operating system, the date and time of access, the pages you visit or the types of searches performed. This helps with navigation between pages, makes the website work as expected, enables your settings to be saved during and between visits and may improve the speed of the website.

We use Google Analytics on this website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies and similar technologies to collect information about the use of the website, including the IP (internet protocol) addresses of website visitors’ computers or devices. That information is transmitted to Google and stored on servers controlled by Google or its wholly owned subsidiaries. Google uses the information to compile aggregated statistics about the use of the website, which we consult to help us to improve it. Google may transfer the information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Provider Name Category Purpose and expiration
JavaScript has_js Functional cookie used to indicate whether or not the visitor’s browser has JavaScript enabled so that content can be delivered in a suitable way. They expire when you close the browser.
Google Analytics _gat Performance cookie business performance monitoring. Used to throttle request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
Google Analytics _gid Performance cookie Google Analytics for business performance monitoring. Used to distinguish users and to track how they navigate the website to improve the website ‘s usability. It expires after 24 hours.
Google Analytics _ga Performance cookie Google Analytics for business performance monitoring. Used to distinguish users and to track how they navigate the website to improve the website ‘s usability. It expires after 2 years.
Server session PHPSESSID Performance cookie To store a the logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.

By accessing and using this website, you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

How to control and deactivate cookies: most browsers are set so that they automatically accept cookies. You may however deactivate the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies or to notify you as soon as cookies are set. You can visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to deactivate cookies on a variety of browsers. If you choose to refuse cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.