Like most websites, our site uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web experience. Without cookies, the site does not work to its full potential.

A cookie is a text only string of information that we pass to your computer’s hard disk through your web browser so that the site can remember who you are.

Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. For more information about cookies, please see

More specifically we use the following cookies which carry out the functions described:

Cookie Use
[CFTOKEN/ CFID] This is known as a ColdFusion cookie. It gives you a unique ID for the duration of your session on the Site. It does this to track your path through the Site and helps the Site perform to the best of its ability.
JSESSIONID This is an improved and more secure version of the CFTOKEN/ CFID ColdFusion cookie described above. It again gives the user a unique ID for the duration of your session on the Site and helps the Site perform to the best of its ability.
__utma This is a Google Analytics cookie and tracks the number of times you have visited the Site.
__utmb and __utmc This is another Google Analytics cookie and acts to calculate how long you have spent on the Site in each session.
__utmz This Google Analytics cookie tracks what search engine you have visited the site from and which search terms you used to find the Site.

Under new laws, we are required to obtain your consent to use cookies. As you will have seen, we have a clear cookies notice on each page of the Site. If you continue to use the site having seen the notice then we assume you are happy for us to use cookies in the ways described above.

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from our website but if you do not wish to receive cookies then you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. To change your settings for your web browser you will need to go to your advanced preferences. However, if cookies are disabled, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site. In order to enjoy the our site in its entirety, we recommend that you leave them switched on. For further instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see: