Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store logged in status and provide anonymised data to third party applications like Google Translate and Google Maps. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

First party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by us on this domain, used to provide site functionality and optimisation.

wordpress_test_cookieSet and used by WordPress to test for cookie capability
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]Set and used by WordPress which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings, wp-settings-{time}-[UID]Set and used by WordPress to remember a logged-in user’s preferences

Third party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by external services / tools, used to enhance our site and provide usage information.

_ga, _gat, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmzSet and used by Google Analytics to track user activity
NREUM, NRAGENT, JSESSIONIDSet and used by New Relic to track user activity
lbcs, id, NID, SID, HSID and PREFSet and used by Google Maps to provide interactive location maps

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. However, because cookies are a standard part of most modern websites switching cookies off will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of other websites too.