Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies help us to identify you when you visit our website, which enables us to correctly load any preferences you may have previously stored, or automatically log you into your account.

Cookies also enable us to analyse your usage of our website, so that we can generate statistical data to help us improve your experience. All data collected with the aid of these ‘tracking cookies’ is completely anonymous.

The below information details the cookies we use and their purposes.

  • JavaScript check (has_js) - This cookie checks if JavaScript is enabled / available in the browser.
  • ShareThis (__unam) - This cookie is used by the ShareThis service and monitors ‘click-stream’ activity. Full details can be found in the ShareThis privacy policy.
  • Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz) - We use these cookies to determine how visitors use our website. This information is collected in an anonymous way and enables us to utilise the Google Analytics tool to help improve our website. For more information take a look at the Google Safeguarding your data page.

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