Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

 Cookie Name Purpose More information 
Google Analytics  _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  Click here for an overview of privacy at Google 
Site cookie acceptance  CookiesAccepted This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on the website. This cookie is, by default, set on arrival to the site with a value of ‘True’. If users choose to delete non-essential cookies, the cookie value is updated to a value of ‘False’.  
Cookie banner CookiesHideBanner This cookie is used to control the appearance of the cookies information
banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site to false. It
expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes
their cookie settings.
Site cookie messages  ASP.NET_SessionId  This cookie is essential for the website to operate. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Visit the Microsoft website 

Should you choose not to accept cookies we will turn off Google Analytics. 

YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Current cookie settings