Cookie Policy

We use cookies to create the most secure and effective website possible for our visitors. By using this website you consent to us storing a very small number of cookies on your PC.

For details of what cookies are and which cookies we store on your computer please see below.

If you do not consent to these cookies please review our 'Accepting and deleting cookies' section.

Cookies make websites work better

Cookies are small text files, with ID tags that are stored on your device (computer/ mobile/ tablet) when visiting certain websites. Cookies keep track of your movements on the site to track how you do what you do to improve your website experience.

Internet cookies are common and cookies added by us won't cause any harm to your device. No personally identifiable information is stored within cookies; therefore we recommend you leave these switched on.

What Cookies do you store?

Essential Cookies - ci_session

We store 2 main cookies / sets of cookies on your computer. The first is essential to the operation of our website and that is a PHP Session Cookie. This allows you to use our website, login and move around the website.

This session is named ci_session and in order to use the site we require this cookie.

First Party Cookies - _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz

In order to help us understand how you use the website and make it work better for you we use Google Analytics.

_utma: Each unique browser that visits a page on our website is provided with a unique ID via this cookie. Subsequent visits to the site via the same browser are recorded as belonging to the same visitor. Please note: If two different people sharing the same computer account and browser access the site, only one unique visitor ID is recorded even though two unique individuals accessed the site.

_utmb, _utmc: Used to establish and continue a user session on the site.

_utmz: Stores the referral used by the visitor e.g. whether you visited the site directly, or visited us via a link (ad campaign, search engine etc.).

Further information at Cookies & Google Analytics

Accepting and deleting cookies

To use the website fully you need to have your cookies enabled.

If you decline cookies you may lose some of the beneficial website functions of cookies. No personally identifiable information is stored within cookies. Therefore, we recommend you leave these turned on.

To check if cookies are enabled on your device, please follow the steps below. Alternatively, view your browser's help pages or information on how to manage cookies at

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Click on Tools and then Internet Options
  • Select Privacy tab to view your settings
  • Move the slider to your preferred settings


  • Click on Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
  • Select Privacy option
  • Check 'Accept Cookies from sites' to enable cookies, uncheck to disable cookies.

Google Chrome

  • Click Settings
  • Select 'Content Settings' within Privacy
  • Select your own preferred settings.

Safari for Mac

  • Click on Safari, then select Preferences
  • Click Privacy to view Cookie preferences (Note: Safari blocks third-party cookies by default)

Flash Cookie

Flash cookies are managed differently to normal cookies. To disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flash Play security and privacy. Note: Flash cookies are not used on our website.

Mobile / Tablet Device

iOS: Safari

  • From the Home screen choose Settings > Safari
  • Under Privacy Select 'Accept Cookies' to view if cookies are enabled

Android 4.0/ICS

  • Open Browser>Menu>Setting>Privacy and Security
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