Information about our Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to detect if your browser uses javascript and to prevent users from having to agree to accept cookies on every visit. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:-

·        has_js

This cookie is used to detect if the browser supports javascript and is required for the operation of our website to deliver content consistently across multiple devices (e.g. smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop).  This cookie stores one of two values:

0 = javascript disable
1 = javascript enabled

The above essential cookie expires after every session.   

·        cookie-agreed

This cookie is used to detect if the user has previously agreed to accept cookies.  This stops the user having to agree to accept cookies on every visit to the site.

The above essential cookie expires after 70 days.  

Third Party Cookies

On pages with Google Maps, as we understand, Google sets the following third party cookies, over which we have no control:

Cookie name(s)

Data stored
Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.

When does it expire?
Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a google map.

Blocking cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.