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 to the owners of the site. Below we explain the cookies we use and why.

The cookies we use and how we use them

  • Site Name Cookie (sitename_cookies)

This cookie is used to control appearance of the cookies information banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings.

  • Google Analytics Cookie (_utma, _utmc, _utmz, _ga)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitor’s have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

  • AddThis Cookie (_atuvc, _atuvs)

We operate the AddThis sharing buttons and platform on our sites; this enables sharing content on the web easy. AddtThis provide this privacy policy to let you know what information we collect, how we use it, share it and protect it.

Click here for an overview of the privacy policy at AddThis

How do I change my cookie settings?

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, visit or

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