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Website Cookies uses cookies to learn how visitors use the website. This enables us to administer the website to help improve your browsing experience. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of these cookies.


If you wish to remove, block or manage cookies please see 'Manage your cookies' below.


This page contains information on what cookies are, what they do and cookies that are used by


Included on this page are useful links for further reading on how to manage cookies in your browser and how to specifically disable third party cookies.



What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website.

Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember you and things like your preferences, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).


What does a cookie do?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site – for example, if you need to enter your login details and then move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.


Types of cookies
Session Cookies:
These are temporary Cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. This information is not stored after you have left the site.

Persistent cookies:
These remain in the Cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie but this may be indefinitely or until deleted).



Are cookies dangerous?
No. Cookies are small pieces of text. They are not computer programs, and they can't be executed as code. Also, they cannot be used to disseminate viruses, and modern versions of both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers allow users to set their own limitations to the number of cookies saved on their hard drives.


Managing your cookies will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the website or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you can visit  This site contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.


Please be aware that restricting cookies may cause and other websites to work incorrectly.



How uses cookies
During the course of any visit to the website, the pages you see, along with cookies, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by examining any cookie left there on the last visit. will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of web services.



What cookies do use? uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.


Cookie name Description Expires


Cookie set by Google Analytics

This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to this site.

2 years.




Cookies set by Google Analytics

These cookies work together to calculate the average length of time users spend on this site.


__utmb 30 minutes.


__utmc when you close the browser.


Cookie set by Google Analytics

This cookie records information about how the page was reached (for example via search engine result or a direct link)

6 months.


Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information in an anonymous form and to compile a statistics report about how visitors to use the website.

This information is used by in the administration of the website to help improve your browsing experience.   This data DOES NOT include any personalised identification information of visitors.

For more information see Google’s privacy policy at:
To Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies. Opt out


Embedded content
On you will find video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.


Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. You are encouraged to read the cookie and privacy statements on the other websites you visit.



Other Information that may be collected


What information is collected?
The following kinds of personal data may be collected, stored and used

  • information relating to any transactions carried out between you and in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of goods or services.

  • information that you provide to for the purpose of registering with

  • information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to  website services, email notifications and/or newsletters

  • any other information that you choose to send to;

Using your personal data
Personal data submitted through this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. may use your personal information to:

administer the website;
improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
enable your use of the services available on the website;
send to you goods purchased via the website, and/or supply to you services purchased via the website;
send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
send to you newsletters and/or other marketing communications relating to, or the businesses of carefully selected third parties, which may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology. You can inform at any time if you no longer require marketing. Communications to be sent by email to
deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for any purpose including direct marketing.

Other disclosures
In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, may disclose information about you:

to the extent that is required to do so by law;
in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
in order to establish, exercise or defend's legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

Except as provided in this privacy policy, will not provide your information to third parties.

Security of your personal data will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping any password or user details confidential. You will not be asked for your password.

Policy amendments
Updates to this privacy policy may be made from time-to-time by posting a new version on the  website. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Your rights
You may instruct to provide you with any personal information held about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee currently fixed at £10.00.

In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or you will be provided with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes. You may instruct not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email to

Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. are not responsible for the content, privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Updating information
Please let know if the personal information held about you needs to be corrected or updated.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal data, please write by email to


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This Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy was last updated on 7th June 2012.




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