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.

The information below explains the cookies we use and why:

Google Analytics

Name:

  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid

Purpose:

We use Google Analytics to help us gain an understanding of how people use the website, from this we can ensure that we offer the best content and user experience to our customers. All data collected is anonymous and we cannot identify you personally from the data.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Google Adwords

Name:

  • DSID
  • IDE

Purpose:

We use this cookie to track the effectiveness of our Google Adwords advertising. All data collected is anonymous and we cannot identify you personally from the data.

Read more about Google Adwords use of cookies

Twitter

Name:

  • _twitter_sess
  • ct0
  • eu_cn
  • external_referer
  • guest_id
  • personalization_id
  • syndication_guest_id
  • tfw_exp

Purpose:

These third party cookies are used to collect information about users browsing behaviour for marketing purposes including digital display and social media advertising.

Read more about Twitter’s use of cookies

YouTube

Name:

  • CONSENT
  • PREF
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
  • YSC

Purpose:

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel. This will set third party cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player and may store personally-identifiable information.

Read more about YouTube’s use of cookies