Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website and only that site will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

How do we use them?

When someone visits we collect standard visitor details to determine the number of visitors to different sections of the site. We do not make any attempt to find out the identity of visitors or associate the information gathered with any personal information from any source. Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.

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.

We use the cookies in the following ways: -

Required - has a set of cookies which are critical to the functionality of the site. They are used to keep a user logged in to the site and to link page interactions together.

Functional - uses a set of cookies, provided by the Google Analytics service to help us track the users on the site and helps us understand how customers are using our site. These cookies are only used to help improve our site experience.

Please find below the details of the main cookies that are used on and their purpose.

Content Management System.ASPXAUTHThis is set when you are logged in and is used to determine if a user is authenticated.
Hosting PlatformARRAffinityUsed to enable sticky sessions with the Application and Request Routing feature (ARR) behind our hosts load balancers.
Google Analytics__utmaStores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.
Google Analytics__utmbUsed to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.
Google Analytics__utmcused to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.
Google Analytics__utmzStores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link).

Third Party Cookies and Content Sharing

When you decide to share content using social media sharing tools on our site, you may be presented with cookies from third party sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. does not control how these sites use cookies so you should refer to the relevant sites own privacy and cookie policy to understand how they use cookies.

Further information

If you require any further information on cookies, or wish to learn how to control and delete them, visit - please note this is an external website and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this site.

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

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