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Cookies are information transferred from our website and stored on your computer. Cookies tell us how you use our website and cookies store some of the information we ask you for. This information is stored on your computer so that the next time you come to the site we don't have to ask you again. Because cookies are stored by your computer, you can set your computer so that it does not store cookies if you do not wish us to record this information.

EU legislation was introduced to help you choose whether or not to allow each website you visit to use cookies when you visit them. All of the countries in the EU have similar laws, and all websites are required to gain your consent, although they may do this in different ways.

It is your right to choose if you give your consent or not, but you should be aware that in some cases you may not be able to use or see all of a website, if you do not allow the use of cookies. For more information about cookies and to find out how to manage them please visit this website http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

The below list contains information on the cookies we use on our site and what they are used for.

Name Purpose Expires
SESS(Unique Code) This cookie is used to calculate how much time you have spent on our website.

This cookie is also used to store any preferences you have applied or information you have entered within specific areas on our website, such as account credentials, search queries, content formatting, contact queries, questionnaires, etc.

1 month
has_js This cookie is used to detect if your browser is configured to use JavaScript. Session end
_ga This cookie is used to detect if you have visited our website. It is used by Google Analytics service. 24 months
_gat This cookie is used to detect if you have visited our website (alternative method to the above). It is used by Google Analytics service. 10 minutes
__atuvc This cookie is used to detect if you have shared any aspect of our website. It is used by AddThis service. 24 months
__atuvs This cookie is used to detect if you have shared any aspect of our website (alternative method to the above). It is used by AddThis service. 30 minutes

What do we use the cookie information for?

We use the information we get from cookies to understand how our site is used and to make your journey through our site smoother. We also use them to make sure that you see the information that is relevant to you.