Privacy Policy

How we use cookies

Our web pages use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our website.

Cookies may be set either by the website ("first party cookies"), or by a third party website ("third party cookies"). The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used.

However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time.


This website is run on the Drupal content management system (CMS). Drupal sets some cookies in order to improve the user experience and assist in the delivery of the site (e.g. to test whether a user has JavaScript enabled.) The following cookies are set by Drupal on this site:

Cookie ID Purpose Contains or Links to personal data Data Type Lifespan
ccShowCookieIcon Records whether or not to show the Cookie Control icon no text Persistent 90 days
[sitename]_cookiecontrol Records the fact that you as a user have agreed to accept cookies from this site no text Persistent 90 days
has_js Determines whether or not JavaScript is enabled so that Drupal can more efficiently perform operations to enhance the user experience no boolean Session End of session

Please note that the only cookie that is set before you consent to cookies is the has_js cookie; it is not currently possible for the site to function without setting this cookie.

Cookies for logged in users

In addition to the cookies listed above, the following cookies are set when you log in to the site:

Cookie ID Purpose Contains or Links to personal data Data Type Lifespan
SESS[random string] Identifies the user's session no unique string Persistent 23 days
Drupal.toolbar.collapsed Determines the dispaly preference of the toolbar for the user no boolean Persistent 100 years

Further information

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit


Changes to our Cookie Statement

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you.