Cookie policy puts small files of letters and numbers (known as "cookies") onto your computer to collect information about how you use and browser the website.
We ("PR23") keep our cookie usage to an absolute minimum and only use cookies for essential tasks.

We use cookies to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you've seen so that we don't show them to you again

You can read more about how to manage cookies on the ICO's website.

How cookies are used on

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use
We do this to help make sure our website is meeting the needs of our users/customers and to help us make improvements, updates and performance upgrades.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • how you got to
  • the pages you visit on
  • how long you spend on each page
  • what links you click on while you're visiting

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or email address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

_gaUsed to distinguish users2 years
_gidUsed to distinguish users24 hours
_gatUsed to throttle request rate1 minute

If desired, you can opt out of Google Analytics cookies

Our cookie policy message

You may see a pop-up cookie notification message when you first visit
We'll store a cookie so that your computer knows you've accepted it and knows not to show it again.

cookie_message_acceptedSaves a value to let us know that you've read and accepted our cookie policy1 year

Session id

We use a session id to give each user a unique identification mark whilst on the website.
This ID can not be used to identify any specific purpose and is only valid for the length of time your browser is open.

PHPSESSIDStores miscellaneous functional values for the websiteWhen the browsing session ends