Cookie Policy


About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. It includes details of the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used.  It also explains how you can control your cookie preferences.

Use of cookies can change over time or when a new services or function is added to our website.  To ensure that this policy remains up to date, we regularly carry out ‘cookie audits’ and update our policy and the list of cookies being set accordingly.

This policy was last updated on 15th October 2019.

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites you visit or third party websites linked to those. They are used to store small pieces of information which help us to make the website function properly, maintain security and provide a better user experience by remembering your choices and preferences.  They can also help us to understand how the website performs and analyse what visits and use of our site and identify what works and where we can make improvements.


How do we use cookies?

Our website uses first and third party cookies for a number of purposes.  The First party cookies and some Third Party cookies are necessary for the website to function the right way and they do not collect any of your personal data.  We have categorized these as ‘Necessary Cookies’ in the cookie settings selection.  As these have been identified as ‘Strictly Necessary’ they have been pre-enabled by default.

Some Third-Party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website,  providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.  We have categorized these as ‘non-necessary’ cookies and identified these as Analytics and Advertising cookies under cookie settings.


What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website, including who sets them and how long they are set for.

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryPersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Necessary'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsPersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Analytics'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementPersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given their consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Advertisement'.
viewed_cookie_policyPersistent1 hourThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
_gaPersistent2 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidPersistent1 dayThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
_gatSession1 minuteThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gat_gtag_UA_106146979_1Session1 minuteGoogle uses this cookie to distinguish users.
GPSThird Party30 minutesThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
YSCThird PartysessionThis cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
_fbpThird Party2 monthsThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisements when the users are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
frThird Party2 monthsThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThird Party5 monthsThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
IDEThird Party2 yearsThis cookie is used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
NIDThird Party6 monthsThis cookie is set by Google and is used to create a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.


How can I control the cookie preferences?

Your consent applies to the following domains:

You can accept ALL cookies by clicking on Accept when you visit the website or you can manage and control your cookie preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

You can withdraw your consent at any time.  Should you decide to change your preferences later, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit and

Powered By WebToffee