Cookie Policy

This website, like most others, uses cookies to help provide you with the best browsing experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a website or page.

We use cookies to:
Make our website work as you’d expect
Improve the speed/security of the site
Let you share pages on Google Plus
Help us to develop and improve our website

We do not use cookies to:
Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission) Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission) Pass data to advertising networks Pass personally identifiable data to third parties


More information about the cookies that we use and how to disable them is given below.


Giving us permission to use cookies


If your browser is set to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our site, as acceptance of our cookie policy. If you wish not to accept the use of cookies, or to delete any that have already been set, you can find out how below. Please bear in mind that some features on our website might not work correctly with cookies disabled.


Our cookies

This is a session cookie. Session Cookies are only stored temporarily and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.


Third party cookies
Some of our pages use Google maps to show our location, and Google sets the following cookies:

  • PREF
  • testcookie
  • khcookie
  • NID
  • SNID

Anonymous visitor statistics We use Google Analytics to measure how our site is used by visitors and to generate reports for our own use. Google Analytics does not collect any personal information about you.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

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  • _utmb
  • _utmc
  • _utmz

You can buy products from our website using Google Checkout, which sets the following cookie: settings
Google also sets a session cookie on pages that use Google Checkout and other Google services: S


You can view Google’s privacy policy here

Managing cookies

If you want to, you can usually stop your browser accepting cookies from all sites, or stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. However, as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites, this will probably limit the functionality of not only our site but many others too.

You can find the tools to manage cookies in the ‘preferences’ or ‘tools’ menu of your browser. Below are links to instructions for the four main browsers, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

Useful links

If you would like to find out more about cookies generally, you may find the following links useful:

Microsoft Cookies guide (also useful if you have an older version of Internet Explorer)

For more information about cookies and the law, visit
The Information Commissioner’s Office