Cookie Policy

More information on how we use cookies on our website

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our website and stored on your PC or device web browser. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide general usage information to website owners.

We use cookies for these reasons only and do not use them to collect any personal information about you.

Are any of these particular cookies necessary?

Yes. Some of the cookies we set are absolutely necessary for the website to perform at its best. We have listed these as 'strictly necessary cookies' below and you cannot disable our strictly necessary cookies.

How can I manage other types of cookie?

Not all cookies are strictly necessary. An explanation of the purpose and benefit of all of the other cookies used on our website is also provided. If you wish to disable any of these cookies, instructions have been provided to allow you to do so. In some cases, you may need to visit a third-party website operated by one of our service providers to disable these cookies.

How we use cookies

The cookies on our website are used for the following purposes:

  • To analyse the use of our website through Analytics software such as Google Analytics
  • Information collected

The cookies that are stored do not collect any of your sensitive personal information such as your name, address details, email address, or any other contact details.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are used to perform important functions on our website.

Without them we cannot provide you with the basic features and normal website behaviour. For this reason, you cannot disable these cookies. They include:

Name Description Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId System cookie This is a temporary cookie file which is erased when you close your web browser. When you restart your browser and revisit our site, the website will not recognise you.
.ASPXFORMSAUTH System cookie This cookie is used to identify that you are signed in to the website.
Kentico CMS cookie These cookies allows our website to determine what your preferred language is when serving you content.
CMSViewMode Kentico CMS cookie This cookie is used by the CMS to identify that you are viewing the site in either live, preview or editing mode.

Functional cookies

These cookies allow our website to remember any choices you make and aid the provision of additional enhanced personal functionality or features. These cookies are only used for providing an improved browsing experience and we do not pass information about the choices you make to any third party or other organisation.

Name Description Purpose
CurrentContact Kentico CMS cookie This cookie is used to track your activities on our website so that we can personalise your experience by presenting you with content and options that we think will be of interest to you.
LastLoggedIn Application cookie This cookie is used to record the application identifier of the visitor that last signed in to the application.
Campaign, TrackedCampaigns Kentico CMS cookie These cookies enable us to track if you have arrived at our website via a marketing campaign (usually from a link from a third-party website or marketing email) and may be used to enable personalisation of content or application of promotions.
CMSAB, CMSMVT Kentico CMS cookie These cookies will appear if we are running an A/B or MVT test on a page of the website that you have visited. These types of test help us to make informed changes to improve the layout or content of our website through analysis of actions taken by website visitors.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect general information to help us understand how visitors use our website for improvement purposes E.g. We track frequent page visits, if they get error messages or broken links. These cookies do not collect personal information that identifies a visitor. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Name Description Purpose
_ga Google Analytics Google Analytics is a third-party traffic analysis service that helps us understand how visitors use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 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 data held by Google. You can opt-out of all Google Analytics cookies by installing a browser add-on provided by Google:
VisitorStatus Kentico CMS cookie This cookie determines whether you are a new or returning visitor.
_hjUserId Hotjar Hotjar is a third party analysis service that allows us to better understand how people utilise our site. You can find out more about Hotjar and how to opt out by visiting this link:
This cookie is set as soon as a user loads a page which contains the Hotjar code. The cookie contains a universally unique identifier (UUID) which allows Hotjar to track the same visitor across multiple pages and sessions.
_hjIncludedInSample Hotjar This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

How do I disable cookies?

To disable cookies from our website, you will need to change the settings in your website browser.

By disabling cookies in your browser, you may render some of the functionality on our website (and other websites you visit) unusable and we make no guarantees as to the performance of our website when cookies are disabled.

Links to external websites

Our cookie policy does not cover any links within this site that link out to other websites.

We would advise you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

In using the share icons, you will be sharing the page to an external source. These external sources will require you to log in and will place a cookie on your machine to maintain your logged in state.

Name Description Purpose
guest_id, pid Twitter You can find out more about how Twitter uses cookies on its website at