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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

By using this website, we’ll assume you agree to the use of cookies as outlined in this cookie policy. This means that when you visit our website, cookies may be placed on your computer or other device automatically. Should you wish to block the use of cookies and/or delete any cookies that may already be on your computer/device, please see the relevant section(s) below.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device when you visit our website. Most modern websites utilise cookies in some form in order to help deliver a good user experience.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a variety of ways, such as helping to remember your preferences and to obtain information regarding your visit to our website. This includes the collection of analytical information such as visitor statistics, device specifications, web browser/operating system versions and IP addresses.

Which cookies do we use?

The table below details the different cookies we use, why we use them and how long they will remain on your computer or other device. We categorise cookies as either ‘strictly necessary’ (required for our website to function properly) or ‘performance’ (required to help us improve the user experience of our website.)

Type Name Provider Purpose Lifespan
Strictly Necessary hwm_cookie_notice_visibility HW Martin This cookie is used to determine whether or not our cookie notification bar is displayed. The cookie has a default value of ‘visible’ which will then change to ‘hidden’ when you click the ‘I Understand’ button on our cookie notification. 30 Days
Performance _ga Google Analytics Used by the Google Analytics system we use to distinguish users. 2 Years
Performance _gid Google Analytics Used by the Google Analytics system we use to distinguish users. 24 Hours
Performance _gat Google Analytics Used by the Google Analytics system we use to throttle request rate. 1 Minute

How do I opt out of the use of cookies?

Should you wish to, you can choose to accept or decline cookies via your web browser. To do this, you should be able to change your browser settings, so check your browser’s help system for guidance on how to do this. Please be aware that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website and other websites that you may visit.

How can I delete cookies?

Opting out of the use of cookies via your web browser doesn’t automatically delete the cookies that have already been stored on your computer or other device. To delete these cookies, your web browser should provide the option to clear the cookies that are already stored on your device. Please check your browser’s help system for guidance on how to do this.

Further Information

To learn more about cookies and for further information on how to do disable and/or delete cookies for your particular web browser, check your browsers ‘help’ system or visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.