Cookie Policy

We use cookies on this Site to enable certain parts of the Site to function and to collect information about your use of the Site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience and show more relevant content.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. These typically involve pieces of information or code that a website transfers to or accesses from your computer hard drive or mobile device to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are used by most websites to provide functionality like saving your preferences on a website.

Which cookies do we use on our sites and why?

The list below sets out the main cookies that we use on our Site and what we use them for.

·       Analytics cookies


The Google Analytics tool collects information about how visitors use our Site, for example how many visitors came to our Site and when, what browsers visitors use and how long visitors stay on the Site. This data does not contain any information that is personal to you. For more information on Google Analytics cookies and visit length:

·       Login related cookies


We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact and prevent you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.


    • Used to protect the user's session on the Site, primarily to ensure a user is a bona fide user (not a bot) for form submission
    • Lifespan: session (until browser is closed)


    • Set when the 'cookie notice' is dismissed (to ensure the popup does not display again on page reload/navigation)
    • Lifespan: session (until browser is closed)


    • Set when user dismisses the promo-popup (to ensure the popup does not display again on page reload/navigation)
    • Lifespan: one day


·       Forms related cookies


When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.


Third-party cookies

Some features used on our Site may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. For example, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the website where the embedded content is hosted. Likewise, if you share any content on this Site through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a “Tweet” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

How to manage cookies

If you want to restrict, block or disable cookies, you can do so by changing your browser settings. If you would like more specific information about how to change your browser settings, please visit, which has detailed information for each browser as well as more information about cookies in general.