Our website uses a technology known as cookies to store small amounts of data on our visitors’ computers or devices. Cookies are small pieces of text data that can be placed on a visitor’s computer, normally to provide enhanced functionality and/or improved relevancy of information. For more information about cookies, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.
The law now requires that we need a visitor’s consent to accept certain types of cookies from this site. By using this website you agree that we can place cookies on your computer unless you change your browser settings. We believe there is no reason for any concern over any of the cookies used on our website; however certain users may have privacy concerns or consider some cookies to be intrusive. Below we outline what cookies we use and why, to help you make an informed choice.
These are cookies set by ourselves or the software running on our website. Some of these are to gain insight into how visitors arrive at our site, and which pages they view, to help us monitor and improve the service. Others are essential for operation of certain parts of the website and may only last for the duration of your browser session.
We have listed our first-party cookies below, along with their purpose and expiry period.
This is created by our web server software and is designed to preserve the context of your visit. We do not store any information in this (session) cookie, although it is generated automatically when you visit our site.
Expires: At the end of your session (when you close your browser).
Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, (__utmv may also be stored)
Purpose: We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors find and use our website. This helps us to continue to improve the site.
__utma: 2 years
__utmb: 30 minutes
__utmc: at end of session (when you close your browser)
__utmv: 2 years
__utmz: 6 months
View the Google Analytics Privacy Overview, (including how to opt out if you wish).
We use these services as a convenience to our visitors and on the basis that the providing party adheres to their privacy and/or data use policies. (See Further Information below).
Because they are outside our control, the detail of these cookies may change, so we have listed some information and links about the respective third parties to help you find out more. The actual cookies may also vary depending whether you are logged into those social media sites when browsing our website.
Facebook ‘Like’ Box Plugin:
We use this on our Home page to let people share with their friends and connect with our Facebook page.
We use this on our Contact Us page to provide interactive map functionality about where we are located.
Controlling and Blocking Cookies
If you use your browser settings to block all cookies, then certain parts of our site may not function correctly.