Use of Cookies

What are ‘cookies’:

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

PHPSESSIDThis cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.As you browse around the pages on this site, the session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page.
viewed_cookie_policy This cookie lasts for 365 days to save you repeating the acceptance each time you visit.Used by the CookieLaw plugin to remember whether you have already accepted our cookie policy. This keeps us in line with The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 otherwise known as the “cookie law”.
wordpress_logged_in_xxxxxYour login details are stored in an encrypted form.A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wordpress_test_cookieStores the text ‘WP Cookie check’A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_xxxxxYour login authentication details in an encrypted form.A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.WordPress uses these cookies to store your authentication details, and their use is limited to the admin console area.
wp-settings-xxxxx,wp-settings-time-xxxxxData is stored as text indicating your preferred settings.Persistent cookie, expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.WordPress uses this cookie to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Data Protection & Confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

Links to Other Sites
We may on occasion provide links to external websites. Whilst we make every effort to provide you with links to high quality, reputable sites, the contents of these sites are not under our control. When you click through to these sites you leave the area controlled by us. We cannot therefore accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with either their use of your data, the site content or the services offered to our users by these sites.

Policy Changes
We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy without notice. Any changes that are made to this privacy policy will be reflected on this page.

How to Contact Us

If you require any further information, please contact us.

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