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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 such as such as visitor numbers and most popular pages.

One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set (this is the ASP.Net session cookie - see table below). You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. With the exception of the session cookie, we use cookies for traffic analysis (Google Analytics), YouTube, and for cookie acceptance (see "Cookie Acceptance" below). All information is gathered anonymously and contains no personal information. 

Details of the cookies we use on our site are shown in the table below:

A brief explanation of the cookies used by the website
Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site content and usability. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally. Google Analytics information
Essential Site Cookies ASP.NetSessionId, ASPSESSIONIDCQDADCTA These are unique ids given to every user to helps the website maintain session information for the Microsoft .NET framework that runs our website. These cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the website. Information on ASP.Net session cookies
YouTube PREF
These include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account. Google Privacy Policy
Cookie Acceptance



This is the cookie stored by the Cookie Control pop-up when a visitor agrees to have cookies stored on their machine. A second cookie (civicShowCookieIcon) shows the cookie icon on the bottom left of each page.  Cookie Control

Should you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics, you can download an add-on for your browser

We recommend you allow the cookies we set by this website as they help us provide a better service and make our website easier to use. If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from.

Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored.

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