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Cookies Policy

A copy of our current cookies policy can be downloaded here.

Cookies Policy (effective from 29 May 2023)

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This website makes use of cookies to monitor visitor sessions. No personal information is stored in the cookie that is issued by the site. The value stored in the cookie is an anonymous identifier, which is not linked to any other personal information you may give us during your visit. If you do not wish to receive these cookies you can disable them in your browser, though doing so may affect the functionality of our website.

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the settings. You can find out how to see which cookies are being used and how to manage them on the All About Cookies website.

2. How we use cookies

We may collect technical data about the type of web browser and computer operating system you use, and the pages you visit and interact with. This information does not identify you as an individual. It is only used for tracking site use so we can learn from and improve your experience on our site. We may also place a cookie on your hard drive that will help us to identify you when you return to the site.

If you do not wish to use cookies you can disable them in your web browser settings, and remove them from your computer when you clear browser history data.

3. Types of cookies we use

All the cookies placed within our website by our host ( are considered 'essential' cookies in order to operate the website. This includes:

  • 'hs' for your session duration for security purposes.

  • 'XSRF-TOKEN' for your session duration for security purposes.

  • 'svSession' for a persistent (two years) duration for identifying unique visitors and tracking a visitor's session on the site.

  • 'SSR-caching' for your session duration for indicating how a site was rendered.

All the cookies placed within our website by our web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic (Google Analytics) are non-personal cookies, this means no personal data (including your IP address) is collected. This includes:

  • The cookie 'NID' is used by Google to remember your information such as your preferred language (e.g. English).

  • The cookie 'CONSENT' carries out information about how the user uses a website.

  • The cookie '1P-JAR' is used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates.

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