To help us improve the performance of our website, and to enable us to provide services via our website we use cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device, for example computer or mobile phone. These files cannot be used to identify you personally, they are used to help us identify the number of visitors to our website (just a number) and how many visitors return, compiling anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our website and enable us to make improvements based on this data.

First party cookies
These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site. We use these to monitor how website visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality and monitoring the usage of our website.
1) Session ID (PHPSESSID)
We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site. This cookie is mainly for our site login facility and blog commenting if enabled.

2) Google Analytics Cookies & other tracking technologies

We utilise cookies and tracking scripts on our websites. Cookies are used for ads personalisation. This is in order to administer the site, analyse trends, track users' movements around the site, and gather aggregated information about site visitors as a whole, such as which countries our website traffic originates from. The platform we use is Google Analytics.

We may receive reports from these third-party service providers based on the use of their technologies on our websites on an individual as well as aggregated basis. For more information about the use of these technologies by our third-party service providers and how they use cookies, please refer to the following disclosure:

You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. For more information, we recommend that you view documentation on managing cookies for your specific browser. Note that if you reject cookies, normal website functionality will be unaffected, but your ability to access some features or areas of the website may be restricted.

__utma - These are used to determine unique visitors to our website. This cookie expires after 2 years.
__utmb – These are used to establish and continue a user session with our website. This cookie expires after 30 minutes.
__utmc – These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for a website visitor. This cookie expires when the visitor closes their browser.
__utmz – These are used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our website. This cookie expires after 6 months
(If 3rd party widgets are used, such as Social Sharing Tools)

Third party cookies
These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. We do have control over whether or not we use these third-party services on our own website, and how these services are integrated and presented.

These third parties may collect information about your visit to our website when you interact with their Internet tools and access their services. However, our audit has found that these services do not use cookies while you are simply browsing our site, but may apply if you access the services specifically.

For any future third party sites that we may use ….
We believe there is no reason for our website visitors to be concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we may use, but we do understand that you may need to be made aware of the intention and scope of data stored in the cookies, which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our website. You can always delete these cookies from your computer between visits to our website if desired by accessing the setting within your web browser.
You can manage these small files yourself via your browser settings, and learn more about cookies by visiting