Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to improve our website, to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to show you adverts that are relevant to you, based on your browsing habits, to personalise your user experience. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use both persistent cookies (which expire on a specified date) and session cookies (which expire when you close your browser).

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on definitions given in the ICC UK Cookie Guide. We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are required for the operation of our site and include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie(s) Purpose
Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how you use our website for statistical and performance analysis. These cookies do not store or collect any personal details about you. Click here for more information about how Google Analytics uses cookies.
cookieconsent_status Our cookie banner
This cookie records whether you have clicked on our cookie banner, either to dismiss it or to accept the use of cookies, so that we can remember your preference when you next visit our website.
_cfduid This cookie is used by the website for the purpose of applying unique security settings where you use a shared IP address. This does not store any personal details about you.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services such as Google Analytics, or advertising services and vendors) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

[We may work with various advertising partners to deliver targeted adverts that are relevant to you based on your browsing habits or the content of our website and other websites you visit. When adverts are loading, you may receive cookies from a wide range of external domains in our advertising network. Whilst you can choose whether or not to accept these cookies by clicking on your browser settings. We don’t have control over the cookies that sites in our network place when adverts are displayed in your browser. Third parties may use both persistent cookies (of varying persistence) and session cookies.

We use Google AdSense to deliver targeted adverts, which may place third party cookies (these may come from or or various advertising partners) in connection with targeted (and non-targeted) adverts. Click here for further information about how AdSense uses cookies.]

Controlling which cookies we use

We understand that not everyone wants to see targeted adverts or contribute to statistics on website use, so we have made it easy for you to change your cookie preferences.

You can change your preferences at any time by clicking on your browser settings OR you can turn off targeted adverts by clicking “Decline” on our cookie banner. You will still see adverts on our website, but they will not be personalised to your interests.

Please bear in mind that if you don’t allow us to use certain cookies, it may prevent you from accessing parts of our website or result in a loss of functionality which degrades your experience of our website.
You can also configure cookie settings in your web browser to prevent all cookies (or just third party cookies) from being placed on or read from your device. You can find out more about how to do this at the following links:

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Further information about cookies

There’s a lot of good information about cookies available online. For more information about cookies generally, visit

Get in touch

Contact us if you have any questions about how we use cookies or about your privacy.