Cookies are small files we put onto your computer to collect information or make our website work more efficiently.

How to change cookie settings for our website

You can select the ‘C’ icon in the bottom, right-hand corner of the website to change what cookies you accept or reject.

Our cookie control does not respond to do not track requests. This because these requests lack browser support, and what support does exist is varied.

Necessary cookies

None of these cookies store any personal information.


This cookie remembers whether you accepted or rejected cookies on the website.


This cookie helps to prevent cross-site request forgery. This is also known as XSRF or CSRF.


This cookie to store information or error messages.

Analytics cookies

These cookies collect information about how people use our website. This includes Google Analytics cookies and Hotjar cookies.

These are:

  • _ga
  • _gid
  • _ga_ZW3K5JZ7C8
  • _gat_UA-1965627-1
  • _hjFirstSeen
  • _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
  • _hjIncludedInSessionSample_ plus an ID number
  • _hjSession_ plus an ID number
  • _hjSessionUser_ plus an ID number

You can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on to opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Communications and marketing

We use a Facebook cookie, ‘_fbp’, for marketing and adverts.

We also use a Google cookie, ‘_gcl_au’, for marketing and adverts.

Further information

Most web browsers have settings that allow you to turn cookies on or off. Find out more about: