What is a website cookie?
Cookie information is a collection of letter and number codes representing data from the simple (for example whether a user has seen a particular page in a website) to the sophisticated (including whether a user has provided feedback on a particular aspect of the website).
Why are cookies used?
Cookies allow a website to recognise a user's device. Sometimes the information is needed for a particular part of a website to work properly.
So-called 'third party' cookies often include information about which adverts you have been shown or to help provide anonymous information about how the website is used so we can improve the performance. We do not use any advertising cookies on this site.
What cookies are used on this website and why?
|Cookie type||Cookie name||Use||Duration|
|Security (necessary cookies)|
|CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN||We sometimes use a cookie called a CSRF token as part of the security of this website. The token is a secret code that is included in data sent between your computer and our servers to help ensure that the data has not been intercepted and altered.||Until you close your web browser|
|Preferences (necessary cookies)|
|cookieConsent||This cookie records whether you've consented to additional cookies, and prevents the use of additional if you have not.||One month|
|globalModalDateShown||This records if and when you have seen an alert popup. This makes sure you don't see the same alert twice in a day.||One day|
|userStatus||This lets us show you the correct information if the website shows different information for different users.||Until you close your web browser|
|Analytics (additional cookies)|
|_gat_gtag_xx_xxxxxxxx, _gid, and _ga||To provide us with anonymous information about your visit so we can understand metrics such as the number of unique visitors and how they move around the site. This helps us to know which areas of the site are most valued and how best to update the site in the future.||Up to two years|
How do I manage cookies?