Our use of cookies

We use cookies on our website, like many other websites. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. 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. The list below explains examples of cookies we may use and why.

ASP.NET_SessionId – This is a user session cookie that is used to identify the user to the system, it just holds an identifier e.g. d2tgz51xt44nlmbol4kjqpkg. This cookie expires as soon as the user ends their browser session.

Google Analytics – These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For more information please view an overview of privacy at Google here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

  • remembering choices, settings and preferences you made, so you do not have to keep re-entering them (functionality cookies)
  • remembering terms of use you have accepted so you do not need to keep accepting them (strictly necessary cookies). Without these cookies, information you are looking for cannot be provided
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs (performance cookies)

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Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout