A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. The only cookies our website uses are Google Analytics cookies. Further information about these is provided below.
If you wish to withdraw your consent you will need to delete the cookies from your web browser.
Google Analytics is a widely-used web analytics service provided by Google, Inc to generate statistics about visitors to websites. Google stores the information collected by its cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other information held by Google.
For more information about Google Analytics cookies and how to opt-out please refer to the following information from Google:
We list below the Google Analytics cookies used on our website together with details about what each is used for and how long it lasts:
1. Name: _ga
Description: This cookie is used to distinguish users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. Expiration: 2 years
2. Name: _gat
Description: The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the performance of the website. It is used to throttle the request rate-limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
Expiration: 1 minute
3. Name: _gid
Description: This cookie is used to distinguish users. Expiration: 24 hours
4. Name: euCookiesAcc (Cookie Bar)
Expiration: 365 days
Changes to this policy
This policy is effective from 1st May 2018. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this webpage.