Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. We use some cookies for certain functions and others to help us improve our website and to help us make your visit more efficient and useful. When you visit our website we ask for your consent to use cookies. Please take a few moments to find out more about how we use them and what benefits they bring.

Manage Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plugins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

You can manage your consent by toggling the preferences below:

types of cookies

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:


Necessary – we set a cookie to establish whether you use areas of our website that require a login. We also set a cookie which relates to the security system we use to protect our website, this cookie records your IP address, a unique identifier for your computer or other access device.

These are session cookies which do not contain a set expiry date and unless deleted earlier, will expire when you close your browser. Our external web host may also automatically log your IP address.  Please view our Privacy Policy for information on how this information is used.

Functional – These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make and to enable certain functions on our website

  • Cookie Consent – we use Complianz for cookie consent management:
    • complianz_policy_id : retention 365 days – store accepted cookie policy ID
    • cmplz_stats : retention 365 days – store cookie consent preferences
    • complianz_consent_status : retention 365 days – store cookie preferences
    • cmplz_marketing : retention 365 days – store cookie content preferences
  • Forms – The software we use for our forms sets a cookie which stores only a session ID (no personal data is stored in the cookie), it is required for providing security (protection against Cross Site Request Forgery) and required for proper functioning.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Statistics – we also collect information for statistical purposes using Google Analytics (GA4), which helps us understand how you use our website and how we may improve it. We anonymise IP addresses. IP anonymisation means that no individual can be identified from a stored IP address. We ask your permission to place analytical cookies. You can find out more about Google’s Analytics Policy here.

  • _ga_* : duration 2 years – used to distinguish users
  • _ga : duration 2 years – used to distinguish users

Third Party Cookies – We ask your permission to place third party cookies. Some elements of our website will not function without the necessary cookies.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third Party cookies are set on any domain other than the domain currently being visited and are placed by the relevant third party. We have no control over these cookies (other than allowing them to be served).

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit,

privacy policy

Please view our Privacy Policy for information on how we use and process information.

Should you have any concerns or queries in relation to our website, the content our policies outlined above, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • This Policy was updated 7 November 2022