What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files/data that are saved on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the Internet.

Why are cookies essential to our websites?
Cookies save information about you to customise the content of the website to make a visitors’ experience more tailored. Without cookies enabled we can’t guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intended it to be.

Types of cookies
The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type:

Session cookies:
These are mainly used by online shops and allow you to keep items in your basket when shopping online. These cookies expire when the browser is closed

Presistant cookies:
These remain in operation, even when you have closed the browser. They remember your login details and password so you don’t have to type them in every time you use the site. The law concerning permanent cookies stipulates that they need to be deleted after a period of six months

Third-party cookies:
These are installed by third parties with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc. 

We use the following cookies:

  • Joomla
    USE: To track if you are logged in to our website - no personal data is stored
    • 42616b0a33532999f7b7806f3b5129a9
      • Session

  • Facebook
    USE: Sharing
    • datr
      • 1 year

  • Linked in
    USE: Sharing
    • UserMatchHistory
      • 1 day
    • Bcookie
      • 2 years
    • lang
      • Session
    • lidc
      • 2 Days

  • Pintrest
    USE: Sharing
    • _auth
      • Session
    • _pinterest_sess
      • 1 year
    • Scorcard - UID & UIDR
      • 2 Years
  • Twitter
    USE: Sharing
    • _twitter_sess
      • Session
    • ct0
      • 6 hrs
    • external_referer
      • 7 days
    • guest_id
      • 2 years
    • personalization_id
      • 2 years

  • CookiesDirective
    USE: Remembers your choice to accept (click) cookies on this website.
    • cookiesDirective
      • Persistant (30 days)

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, however, in a few cases this may mean our website features may not function propelry. Please note our website contains links to other useful websites, this policy only applies to this website.

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