For our site to work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are these cookies, can you eat them?

You can’t eat these cookies; our cookies are small text file saved on your computer or mobile device by a website when you visit //

Cookies enable our website to remember your actions and preferences such as login, your language, font size and other display preferences to keep you from having to re-enter them on every visit to the website or when browsing from page to page.

How do we use cookies?

Several of the pages on our website use cookies to remember:

  • Your display preferences, such as contrast and colour settings or font size
  • Whether or not you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not so that you won’t bug you over and over
  • Whether or not you have agreed to our use of cookies on this site

In addition, some embedded videos in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you watched.  Although enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work, it will provide you with overall, a better experience. Cookies can be deleted or blocked, but some features of this site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. The cookies on this website are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Do you have to accept them?

  • Your web browser can choose whether to accept cookies. Most web browsers such as Google Chrome or Safari accept them. For information on cookies and disabling them please go to You’ll also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer. In the event that you are using a mobile device, please check your manual.

Parts of this website may not work as a result of disabled cookies. The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on the type. With this in mind, we use the following cookies:

Essential cookies:

to enable the operation of our website. Including the use of online forms and galleries.

Session cookies:

to recognise users within our website. These cookies are temporary and only stay active until you close your browser.

Analytic cookies:

to allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website. They also, allow us to see how visitors travel through our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works for users. In addition, it helps us to put content in easy to reach places.

Third-party cookies:

to allow third-party website features to function. For example, our Instagram feed. By continuing to use this site, you accept the use of these cookies. You can see a full list of cookies used below.

Universal Analytics

  • _ga  This helps us count how many people visit // by tracking if you’ve visited before, this expires in 1 year
  • _gid  This helps us count how many people visit // .com by tracking if you’ve visited before, this expires in 24 hours
  • _gat  Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made and this expires in 10 minutes

Google Analytics

  • _utma  Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to // or to a certain page, expires in 1 year
  • _utmb  This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on visit // 30 minutes
  • _utmc  This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser, This expires when you close your browser (Session Cookie)
  • _utmz  This tells us how you reached //  (for example from another website or a search engine), expires in 12 months


  • _rur  Unclassified HTTP Cookie, expires when you close your browser (Session Cookie)
  • _csrftoken  This is a Cross-Site Reference Forgery token and Instagram’s API uses it to prevent hacks and is valid for 12 months

How to control cookies

You can block and/or delete cookies as you wish using your browser settings. You can also delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set your browser to prevent them from being placed.

By doing this you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit // and some services and functionalities may not work.