Cookies & Privacy

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies enable the website to remember information about you and your preferences.

How do we use them?
We use cookies for our content management system that is used to manage our website internally.

These cookies are used to monitor the date of your last visit to our website and make sure you are shown the most up to date version of content. They also store form redirects and data useful to the system administrators who maintain our website.

We also use cookies to collect anonymous information that helps us understand visitors’ browsing habits on our website and to produce statistical reports on our website activity. This information helps us to improve our services.

Session Cookies
Session cookies are temporary cookies which are erased from your device when you exit your web browser. We use these to help keep our services secure.

Persistent Cookies
These cookies remain on your device until they expire or are manually removed. These are used for a number of purposes including information you have previously provided to remember your preferences and collect statistical information.
More information on the cookies we use and the purpose of the cookie can be found in the table below.

Cookie Purpose
exp_sessionid Contains your session ID on the server so the site can store details about which pages you are visiting and any messages you need to  see.
exp_* These are various cookies which are set by the content management system, which enhance your website experience.
__utma Used to track unique visitors to the website
__utmb and__utmc Used to track the approximate time a user stays on the site, when a visit starts and approximately ends
__utmz Used to store where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

How to control Cookies
You can manage restrictions on cookies via your web browser. The ‘Help’ functionality in your web browser should provide information on how to change these preferences.

 Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and how to manage them.



You can opt out of Google analytics tracking functionality by visiting tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that if you decide to block all cookies, you will be unable to use some of our site content.