Website Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect

  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site

  • Improve the speed/security of the site

  • Continuously improve our website for you

  • Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

  • Pass data to advertising networks

  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

  • Pay sales commissions

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so could mean that our site will not work as you would expect.


Our Website is hosted by Google.

First Party Cookies

We don’t use first party cookies on this website and use Google Analytics to analyse and report on our website usage.

Third Party Cookies

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. Disabling these cookies could break the functions offered by these third parties

Cookies set by Google Analytics

Cookie Name Description Expiration

_utma Used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view 2 years from set/update

_utmb Used to establish and continue a user session with the site 30 minutes from set/update

_utmc Used in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user Expires when the user exits the browser

_utmz Used to store the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the site e.g. web link, search engine etc 6 months from set/update

_utmv This is sometimes set to to create a custom variable to help with analytics 2 years from set/update


Our site, like many others uses embedded YouTube video. All of our videos use YouTube’s privacy enhanced mode.

This mode restricts YouTube's ability to set cookies for a user who views a web page with an embedded video and does not click the YouTube video player.

YouTube may still set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player.

For more information see the Google’s Privacy Policy.

It is set by Youtube so they can count the views of embedded Youtube videos, data is held for 9 months from set/update.

Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘PREF’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. It holds preferences such as language or region., data is held from set or last update.

Google Analytics

Like many sites, we use Google Analytics to moinitor anonymous visitor statistics.

We use the cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. The analytics data also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

For more information see Google Analytics’ Cookie Information.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however could limit the functionality of our and many other website.

You can find out more information about cookies and how to disable them in common browsers from

For more information about how we protect any information that you give us when you use this website please see our Privacy Policy.