Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files stored on your computer, they are created by the majority of websites and are used to enable features on the website to function and to gather data on users. Cookies are either stored on your computer with an expiry date, or if they are a session will be stored until you close your browser.


The following cookies/sessions are used by this website:
Cookie name Duration More Information
Essential cookies
cuvid session This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuvid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
SESS* session A session cookie is set to tell if you are:

anonymous - visiting the site but not logged in

authenticated - logged in so that you will be able to view registration protected areas of the site and your user profile.

admin - various levels of admin eg full admin or user manager
has_js session The site will determine if the browser has JavaScript enabled and a cookie is set so that the correct version of particular functionality is served.
SERVERID session Our website is hosted on a cluster of servers and a cookie is set so that the browser looks at one of the servers for the duration of the visit.
pw_consent_seen session A cookie is set when the consent message has been displayed.
pw_consent_session_cookie session A cookie to indicate if you have consented to cookies being set. Contains either true or false values.
pw_consent_permanent_cookie permanent - 12 months A cookie to indicate if you want the browser to permanently remember whether they have consented to cookies or not. Contains either true or false values.
Non-essential cookies
_dc_gtm_UA-2682804-1 session A tag is a snippet of code that sends information to a third party, such as Google to track.
_ga permanent These are Google Analytics cookies. To help run the Google Analytics application. Please see for details of Google’s privacy policy.
PERSISTENT_LOGIN* permanent - 20 years+ Remember me function keeps you logged in but for non-secure areas. You will need to login again to view your user profile or see the admin area if you are an administrator of the website..
webform- permanent - 12 months Used for webforms eg to tell if clients have submitted the webform to stop multiple submissions.
_unam session This cookie is usually associated with a social sharing widget that is placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page.
__utmb session utmb, utmc, utma, utmz, utmv, utmx: These are Google Analytics cookies.

Google Analytics is used to look at the way people navigate through the site, which pages and links are popular etc to make sure that the site is effective in getting information to the site visitor. Google Analytics will not record any personal information such as your name or login details.

Please visit for details of Google’s privacy policy.
__utmc session
__utma permanent - 24 months
__utmz permanent - 6 months
__utmv session
__utmx session
imce permanent - 15 days Cookie set for use in the admin area to remember if you want images/documents sorted by name, size, date etc and for resizing images.

You can block cookies via your web browser, however, if you choose to do so you may not be able to access all, or parts, of our website. To learn more about cookies, including how to analyse, manage and delete them, visit or

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