A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the Internet. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you on your computer. We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.

When you visit our website, a cookie is set to indicate that you agree to the usage of cookies for this website. If you do not wish to allow use of cookies for our website, you can block them using your browser preferences.

The cookies we use are:

Browser Notification

Name: outdatedbrowser
Typical content: Stores browser type if using unsupported version
Expires: 240 days

Session cookies 

These are used for remembering your selections during your visit to our site. A typical scenario may be to remember information entered in a form when navigating to different pages.

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to help record your use of the website. They are used to collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited the site and how long your visit lasted. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website

These cookies contain no personal information and are used only for web analytics.

They are called:

Name: _utma
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: when the user exits the browser

Typical content: randomly generated number, plus information on how the site was reached (for example, directly, via a link or through organic search)
Expires: 6 months

Name: _gat
Typical content: This is used to reduce request rate
Expires: 10 minutes

Name: _ga
Typical content: Randomly generated used to distinguish users visiting the site
Expires: 2 years

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. The following third party cookies may be placed on your device.


Name: PREF 
Typical content: This is used for preferences for various services on Google 
Expires: 730 days.

Name: NID 
Typical content: This is a unique identifier given to allow traffic analysis to Google Maps. Data is only used in aggregate 
Expires: 183 days

Typical content: This is a unique identifier given to allow tracking of YouTube video views. Data is only used in aggregate 
Expires: 240 days

To delete cookies or reject cookies

We recommend you allow cookies we set by this website as they help us provide a better service.

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, 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.

Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored.

You can opt out of receiving Google Analytics cookies by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies on the All about cookies website. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please be aware that there may be functionality on various websites that do not work.