Security & Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is used at our site.

Cookies

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. 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.

When you visit our website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:

  • To enable the personalisation features on our website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
  • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
  • Two types of cookies may be used on this website, session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
Cookie Purpose More information

__utma

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: Persistent

Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to our website, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

__utmb

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 30 minutes

Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.

 

__utmc

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: At end of session

Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.

__utmz

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 6 months

Tracks where a visitor came from, for example which search engine, search keyword or link they used.

show_bar

Determines whether the cookie information bar at the top of the site is shown.

Lifetime: 10,000 days

 

slider

A cookie used to control the image slider.

Lifespan: At end of session

 

mysession

A cookie used to enable customised options for a logged in user.

Lifespan: One hour

 

Disabling/enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.