Cookie policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications.

Here are some cookies that this site may use:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
1P_JARsession30 daysGoogle.com - Used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates.
caosLocalGa_gidthird party1 dayGoogle Analytics ID
CONSENTfirst party1 monthUsed to keep track of the user’s consent and eventually to avoid repeating the short disclosure in future pages or future visits.
NIDthird party6 monthsGoogle cookie. Google uses cookies like NID and SID to help customize ads on Google properties, like Google Search.
OGPCthird party10 daysThis cookie enables the functionality of Google Maps.
PHPSESSIDsessionUntil session is endedContains a reference to a session stored on the web server. No information is stored in the user’s browser and this cookie can only be used by the current web site.
SID, SSID, HSIDthird party6 monthsThis cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of YouTube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on their servers.
SIDCCthird party3 monthsGoogle Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access
viewed_cookie_policypersistent30 daysCookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.
wordpress_test_cookiesessionUntil session is endedSet and used by WordPress to test for cookie capability

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better or aids in protecting the site. We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others. However, you are under no obligation to do so.

Third party cookies

From time to time our site uses a number of third party elements to enhance the user experience or allow you to share information. These include the use of videos or maps and the ability to share content with other users.

Managing cookies

However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. Select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from.

For further information, we suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Updated:  06/06/2018