Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to enhance the user experience and to ensure that the website is functioning effectively.

This Cookie Policy is a part of our Privacy Policy. For more information on how we protect the personal data of our users, please see our Privacy Policy.


What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

To find out more about cookies, click here:


What Cookies we use

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookie used Description Provider Expiry
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics 2 years
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics Session


Google Analytics

About the service

Google Analytics is a website statistics service. We use Google Analytics to obtain general usage statistics from our website. It is used primarily to find out how many people visit our pages, how the pages are used and which articles are read the most. According to Google’s Terms of Use, personally identifiable information is not submitted to Google Analytics.

Useful links

Data privacy and security:

Google’s Privacy Policy:


How can you manage cookies?

Most internet browsers provide settings to allow you to prevent your computer from accepting cookies from websites. Be aware that doing so may prevent the features of this website, and other websites, from working properly.

Typically, these settings are located in the options or preferences menu in your chosen browser. The following links may be useful in locating and using these settings:


Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies

You can install a Google Analytics browser plug in to prevent websites from sending information about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can be found here.


Revisions to the Cookie Policy

Last updated 24th September 2020
We keep our cookie notice under regular review and thus the notice may be subject to changes at any time.