Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie NamePurposeMore Information
_gaGoogle Analytics: Used to distinguish usershttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
_gidGoogle Analytics: Used to distinguish usershttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmaGoogle Analytics: Used to distinguish users & sessionshttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmtGoogle Analytics: Used to throttle request rate.https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmbGoogle Analytics: Used to determine new sessions/visitshttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmcGoogle Analytics: Set for interoperability with urchin.jshttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmzGoogle Analytics: Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our sitehttps://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utmvGoogle Analytics: Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
wordpress_[hash]Stores users login detailshttps://www.cookielawinfo.com/wordpress-cookies-list-why-they-are-used
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]Checks whether a user is logged inhttps://www.cookielawinfo.com/wordpress-cookies-list-why-they-are-used/
wordpress_test_cookieAdmin user cookies for personalised settingshttps://www.cookielawinfo.com/wordpress-cookies-list-why-they-are-used/
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]Cookie to check if cookies are enabled on the user browserhttps://www.cookielawinfo.com/wordpress-cookies-list-why-they-are-used/

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 90 days.