• Privacy & Cookies

    Cookies

    We use cookies on this website to track user activity on the site and to enable various types of functionality. While we will endeavour to keep the list below updated, the site relies on many third party services and the list may therefore become out of date if those services alter the cookies they use.

    Please note that all of these Cookies exist to enable functionality on the website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively effect your experience on the site.

    There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:

    First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

    Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook, Twitter and Google have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

    First Party Cookies
    exp_last_visit This is set by our Content Management System and records the date/time of a users last visit. Set to last for 1 year.
    exp_last_activity This is set by our Content Management System and records the last date/time a page was loaded on the site. Set to last for 1 year.
    exp_tracker Records the last 5 pages viewed. Used to help users return to a page if ever they receive an error message. Set to last for the duration of the users session (until they close their browser).
    exp_sessionid Tracks the current logged in ExpressionEngine user.
    exp_tracker Records the last 5 pages viewed. Used to help users return to a page if ever they receive an error message. Set to last for the duration of the users session (until they close their browser).
    exp_expiration Cookie used by users who log in and choose "remember me" facility. This keeps the user logged in for a year unless they choose to log out (and then cookie is destroyed)
    Name Purpose of cookie
    Third Party Cookies
    Any cookie prefixed with __utm These are Google Analytics cookies and are used to track users activity on the site (Pages viewed, length of time on the site, screen resolution and so on). Cookie durations vary from the session (until the user closes their browser window) and up to 2 years.
    _twitter_sess, twid, auth_token, original_referrer, remember_checked These are Twitter cookies that determine whether you are logged in to twitter during your browser session. They also allow you to tweet about a page and record the number of times a page has been tweeted.
    SID, c_user, act, presence, locale, x-src, s These are Facebook cookies that determine whether you are logged in to facebook during your browser session. They also allow you to like a page and record the number of times a page has been liked.
    Name Purpose of cookie