We want to make our online services easy, useful and reliable and this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your access device; your computer, tablet or mobile phone. These small text files are known as cookies and cannot be used to identify you personally.
Our cookies help us –
- make our website work as you’d expect (including remembering your search settings)
- improve the speed/security of the site
- continuously improve our website for you (using website analytics)
- collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- pass data to advertising networks
- pass personal data to third parties
- pay sales commissions
First party cookies
- remembering your search settings
This website automatically logs some information about your visit, such as your browser type and the length of your visit, to enable us to understand how visitors interact with the site. This is so we can make informed decisions about site improvements. This process does not involve collecting or logging any personal data.
Third party cookies
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
Disabling these cookies may break the functions offered by these third parties.
Cookies used on our website or by third parties
|__cfduid||30 days||Used by Cloudflare to anonymously identify legitimate users and block malicious accounts.|
|cookieconsent_status||1 year||Set when user chooses to allow cookies.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||1 year||Stores cookies required for the functioning of the website.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||1 year||Stores cookies not required for the functioning of the website, but useful for analytics.|
|viewed_cookie_policy||1 year||Set when user approves their cookie settings on the site|
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics: Statistics of website views: Counting visit number from individual computer.|
|_gid||1 day||Google Analytics: Identification of user returns within 24 hours of first view.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_1[website_id]||Session||Google Analytics: Identification code of website for tracking visits.|
Turning cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (link opens in a new window). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website.
The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/ (link opens in a new window), a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool (link opens in a new window).