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Cookies Policy

NB This cookie policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy. We may update it from time to time in which case the then current policy shall apply.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we (or a third party) may store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree (including by continuing to use our site). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.


We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies.

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.

Analytical/performance cookies.

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies.

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). 

Targeting cookies.

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose (see also below).

Third party advertising and analytics cookies.

These are placed by or on behalf of advertisers who are advertising on our site or other third parties (e.g. Google) (“third parties”). These cookies may be placed within an advertisement and elsewhere on our site. The third parties that place cookies have their own privacy policies. We note below the third party cookies that are relevant and related information.

You can find more information about the third party cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Purpose
Google cookies:  
__utma This cookie enables us to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt This cookie is used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how you reached our site.
id, IDE, DSID, FLC, AID, TAID, exchange_uid Some common applications of these cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance; and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
SSID, SID, SAPISID, NID, LSID, HSID, GMAIL_RTT, GAPS, CONSENT, APISID, _ga These cookies are set when you visit our contact page, which loads Google Maps.
Addthis cookies  
loc, uit, uit, psc, di, dt, atuvc, bt, ssc, ssh, ssh, xtc These cookies are used by AddThis to allow users to share content via email or social media (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)


Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.