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.
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.)
|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|
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?
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.