How we use cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers which enable our systems to recognise your browser in order that we can provide you with easy use of the various services available on the website.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Cookie ID Cookie Description Additional info






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Google Analytics This helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before External website
cc_cookie_accept ASPSESSIONIDQURBAABB Cookie Preference This helps us remember if you have accepted our Cookie policy and the Cookies listed below. This will save on your first visit to the site. External website
_gat_UA_27503741-1 Whoson Webchat These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited External website
Whoson Webchat The AddThis cookie is associated with the ‘share this page’ function, where a user can email or share a link. External website
cookie_notice_accepted Whoson Webchat We issue this cookie when our cookie policy has been accepted External website


Whoson Webchat This cookie is issued by the WhosOn live chat application. It’s used to link a visitor to a ‘visitor record’ which stores the IP address and UserAgent. External website


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